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Vanity Fair: a novel without a hero by  William Makepeace Thackeray - Hardcover - 1981 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

Vanity Fair: a novel without a hero

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

Condition: Fine


The Franklin Library. Fine. 1981. Hardcover. The Franklin Library, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine A few minor scratches to gilt page ends, no other defects; very nearly As New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Brown boards, five raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy. ; 8vo ; 678 pp. pages .

Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is William Thackeray's celebrated satirical novel of 19th century British society. Vanity Fair follows the rags-to-riches tale of the captivating and ruthless Becky Sharpe as she navigates her way through London society with fearsome determination and ambition.




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