THE NEWCOMES: MEMOIRS OF A MOST RESPECTABLE FAMILY. Edited by A. Pendennis, Esq. [i.e. written by William Makepeace Thackeray] ..

Price: 500.00 USD

London: Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1854-1855. Octavo, two volumes, engraved frontispiece and vignette title and 22 additional plates with illustrations by Richard Doyle in each volume, other illustrations by Doyle in the text, early three-quarter leather and marbled boards, spines richly tooled in gold, red leather spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. First edition. "Thackeray's largest, and most sentimental panorama of mid-Victorian middle-class life." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 461. Wolff 6696a. Bound without the half titles, boards a bit scuffed, some mild occasional foxing, but the text and plates in general are clean. A nice set overall. (#128390)


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