Pendennis

by Thackeray, W M

Written immediately after Vanity Fair, Pendennis has a similar atmosphere of brooding disillusion, tempered by the most jovial of wits. But here Thackeray plunders his own past to create the character of Pendennis and the world in which he lives: from miserable schoolboy to striving journalist, from carefree Oxbridge to the high (and low) life of London. The result is a superbly panoramic blend of people, action and background. The true ebb and flow of life is caught and the credibility of Pen, his worldly uncle, the Major, and many of the other characters, extends far beyond the pages of the novel. Held together by Thackeray's flowing, confident prose, with its conversational ease of tone, Pendennis is as rich a portrait of England in the 1830s and 40s as it is a thorough and thoroughly entertaining self-portrait.

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Pendennis; Two Volume Set

by W.M.Thackeray

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1961
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by Thackeray, W. M.

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1959
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Pendennis

by Thackeray, W.M.

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Bos: Houghton Mifflin , 1989. rep. Hardcover. Very Good/None. 2 vol set from coll. works Dark green covers with light edgewear. Corners bumped, gilt to top edges. Previous owner's signature on front end paper vol. 1 and 2. Light scuffing to covers. Internally very good. Record # 3021
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Pendennis (Two Volumes)

by Thackeray, W. M.

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good. 1889. Hardcover. Two volume set. Full soft leather titled in gilt, top edge gilt. Chips/Losses to spine heads, some scuffing/rubbing to leather edges, rubbing to spines. With illustrations by the author; tissued frontis each volume. Unmarked, tight and square. Pp 462, 457. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The history of Pendennis (etc.)

by Thackeray, W.M.

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Pendennis (2 Vol. Set)

by W. M. Thackeray

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Everyman's Library. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover in dust jacket, 1967, Everyman's Library No. 425 & 426. Dust jackets show minor wear with small tears to lower spine edges but covers on both are clean and sharp in color. Top page edges of both book show foxing but other edges are fine. Interior pages have some… Read more
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Pendennis (Volume 1)

by Thackeray, W.M.

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1959
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Everyman's Library, 1959. Volume 1. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,400grams, ISBN:
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1959
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Everyman's Library, 1959. Volume 1-2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust jacket in fair condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual… Read more
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Pendennis

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New York: H. M. Caldwell Company Book. Good. Cloth. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth binding with gilt print and design on the spine. Gilt on the top page edging. Red ribbon attached place marker. Clean pages with no markings in the text. The front end paper is missing. There is a… Read more
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Pendennis (Volume 1)

by Thackeray, W.M.

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1959
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by Thackeray, W.M.

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1959
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Pendennis (Volume 2)

by Thackeray, W.M

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1967
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Everyman's Library, 1967. Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual… Read more
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by Thackeray, W.M.

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Pendennis

by Thackeray, W. M

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Pendennis: Vol. II (Volume 2)

by Thackeray, W M

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Collins, NULL. Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Undated; title page missing, red cloth-bound, gilt lettering on backstrip, shelfwear, bumped corners, loose binding, cellotape on contents page and pages 414-415 due to… Read more
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