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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903 NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903, Kensington Edition, The Devinne Press. 3 Volumes. With the author's illustrations. HC, 8vo, gilt dec border with gilt author initials (WMT)to front boards, gilt letters and dec to sp, t.e.g., uncut. All 3 volumes have tissue guarded frontispieces and numerous illustrations by Thackeray throughout are reproduced from their first impressions both for clearness and to avoid tampering of engravers with later plates. Included also are drawings by Doyle, du Maurier, and Fred Walker. Included for the first time in this edition are the well-known Brookfield Letters (as stated in the notes to the Kensington edition). Vanity Fair was written over 2 1/2 years and published in twenty monthly numbers beginning in January 1847 by Bradbury and Evans. A lovely set, bindings firm, pages white as snow, wonderful illustrations. Spines are sun-faded, their only flaw, thus a Very Good+ 3 vol set This particular edition is scarce,for while there are hundreds of publications of Thackeray's "Vanity Fair" listed on the internet, there are only a few, mostly single volumes, of the Kensington edition, published by Charles Scribner's and sons, 1903. and ours is the only one listed with 3 volumes.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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- Vanity Fair. A Novel Without a Hero
- Thackeray, William Makepeace
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- New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
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- THACKERAY, WILLIAM, THACKERAY ENGRAVINGS, THE DEVINNE PRESS, KENSINGTON EDITION
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