The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (22-volume set)
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Price: 765.00 USD
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889. 22 vols. Turquoise marbled boards, 3/4 leather spines and corners; gilt letters and decoration on spines; gilt top edges; matching marbled flyleaves; various paginations; BW plates as frontispieces and BW illus within texts. The complete 22-volume set of writings by English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863). "With illustrations by the author and others, and with introductory notes setting forth the history of the several works." Contents: v. 1-2. Vanity fair ; v. 3-4. The history of Pendennis ; v. 5. The memoirs of Mr. C.J. Yellowplush ; The Fitzboodle papers ; The wolves and the lamb ; Stories and sketches ; v. 6. Burlesques ; v. 7. The history of Samuel Titmarsh and the great Hoggarty diamond ; Men's wives ; The book of snobs ; v. 8. The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. ; and, Denis Duval ; v. 9-10. The Newcomes ; v. 11. The Paris sketchbook of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh ; and, Eastern sketches ; v. 12. The Irish sketchbook of 1842 ; and, Character sketches ; v. 13. The four Georges ; The English humorists ; Sketches and travels in London ; v. 14. The history of Henry Esmond, Esq. ; v. 15-16. The Virginians ; v. 17-18. The adventures of Philip on his way through the world ; A shabby genteel story ; Catherine ; v. 19. Roundabout papers ; The second funeral of Napoleon ; Critical reviews ; v. 20. Christmas stories ; Ballads, and other poems ; Tales ; v. 21. Contributions to Punch ; v. 22. Miscellaneous papers and sketches. Will indeed make a handsome addition to your personal library. Standard Library Edition. VG (Outer spines have a few average scuffs, and only two volumes have noticeable wear to head edge of spine; interiors are crisp and clean.).