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Denis Duval: Lovel The Widower: and Other Stories

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1869

Stock No.: 75772

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


THE BOOK: William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) is perhaps best known for his novel: 'Vanity Fair'. This collection of short novels includes: 'Denis Duval' and 'Lovel the Widower', plus Thackeray's short stories: 'The Bedford Row Conspiracy', 'A Little Dinner at Timmons's' and 'The Fatal Boots'. Includes 10 illustrations (all present) by both the author and Frederick Walker, each of which have been engraved (and signed) by Joseph Swain. Green beveled-edge cloth covers with blindstamped and gilded decorations on covers; titling spine in gilt. With six pages of publisher's ads at rear of volu... View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Book League of America: [c.1940s-50s]

Stock No.: 31450

ISBN: 0141883863

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An undated reprint edition of Thackeray's enduring work of class distinctions in England in the 19th century. Possibly published c.1940s-50s. --- In navy blue cloth-covered boards with blindstamped publisher device to cover, and with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, unmarked, tightly-bound copy but with some dusty soiling to covers & slight yellowing to leaves.; 31450; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 379 pages View more info

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The History of Henry Esmond (Classics Club)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Classics Club, Walter J. Black, Inc.: ca1940s-1970s

Stock No.: 78765

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A reprint edition of the author's historical novel. One in the publisher's Classics Club series. --- In full ecru linen cloth covers with Classics Club seal in red oval on front cover and with gilt-stamped titling and decorations on black & red spine title block; red topstain. Volume has neither dust jacket (likely as issued) nor Classics Club flyer. Undated, but likely published ca1940s-70s. --- With a little soiling to covers, rubbing to spine title block resulting in color loss, and perhaps as many as six poorly cut unopened leaves, else a firm, unmarked copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 - 8 in. t... View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without A Hero

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Stock No.: 78186

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The classic satiric novel in a fancy reprint edition. With illustrations by the author. Includes unattributed note on Thackeray as an illustrator; along w/a facsimile of the original 1848 title page. --- In full leatherette-like dark brown cloth-covered boards with gilt decorations on covers and spine; title gilt-stamped on spine. All edges gilt, and with colorful patterned paper endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking obvious damages.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xix, 679 pages View more info

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The Adventures of Philip on His Way Through the World (Thackeray's Works)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Company:

Stock No.: 75242

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full title: 'The Adventures of Philip on his Way Through the World: Shewing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By.' Undated reprint copy, part of publisher's 'Thackeray's Works' series. This work first published in 1861 & 1862, this edition likely published latter part of 19th century. With illustrations by F(red) Walker and the author. In full brown cloth-covered boards with attractive decorations and titling in black and gilt on cover and spine. Interior firm and clean, but a bit yellowed. Minor edgewear and w/some rounded corners. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 643 p... View more info

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The Virginians

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1900

Stock No.: 71983

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very delicate but stable of old copy of author's sequel to "The History of Henry Esmond", first published in serial form from 1857-59. Novel is set in the United States, and features George Washington as one of the characters. In coated, decorated brown cloth covers. Interior pages are printed on onionskin-style tissue paper. All pages are present, with a few crimped or taped. Beginnings of spine crack 2/3 way through the book. No DJ. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The History of Henry Esmond

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Walter J. Black, Inc.:

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72070

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Famed author of "Vanity Fair" considered this novel his best work. Handsomely produced reprint in full linen-look greenish-tan cloth covers with Classics Club seal in oval on front cover and with title block in vivid black & red ink with gold accents on spine. Clean & bright, with red stained top edge; undated. Sm brownish stains [coffee? ], frt cover. With Classics Club flyer detailing the author's life laid in. This series features random printed type which is insufficiently or improperly inked, resulting in slightly marred typeface appearance. ; The Classics Club; 8vo 8" - 9"... View more info

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The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.; The Fitz-Poodle Papers; Catherine: A Story; Men's Wives; The Second Funeral of Napoleon (Vol. IV only of 13 Volume Set)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Y, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Stock No.: 75490

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


One volume only out of the 13 vol. set as published by Harper & Brothers. In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine and patterned decorations on covers in darker blue. Illustrated in b&w. Top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With dampstained lower corner & rippling to the first 180 pages. The lower cover corner is bumped; and a few interior pages are torn. Overall, volume is firm and intact. View more info

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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero (Modern Library #131.3)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1958]

Stock No.: 82763

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Thackeray's great satirical novel, in an illustrated Modern Library reprint edition. With a reproduction of first edition title page and wrapper for an original monthly issue of this work, which first appeared in 1847. With several other black & white illustrations, probably by the author. With an introduction by Joseph Warren Beach. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red cover & spine blocks / faded red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 383 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1958 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #131.3. --- With ... View more info

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The Works of Thackeray: Cornhill Edition (6 volumes only of 26-volume set)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1923

Stock No.: 82819

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Six only of the original 26-volume set in this Cornhill Edition of the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863). Includes: Volumes I: Vanity Fair (Vol. I only, of 2), XXII: Roundabout Papers & Little Travels, XXIII: Denis Duval & Lovel the Widower, etc., XXIV: Catherine & Fitzboodle Papers, etc., XXV: Letters, Essays, Sketches & Reviews, and XXVI: Contributions to Punch, Index of Thackeray's Characters & General Index to the set. Most volumes include the author's illustrations. Each with a tissue-guarded frontis illustration of some sort, such as a portrait of the author in Vol. I. ---... View more info

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Vanity Fair (Everyman's Library #298)

By: THACKERAY, William Makepeace

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1925

Stock No.: 82883

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library reprint edition of Thackeray's magnum opus, in which, per Ross p.498-99 ". . .all the diverse characters are united under the dazzling influence of [Thackeray's main character] Becky Sharp". With an introduction by Whitelaw Reid. E.L. no. 298 in Everyman's Library Fiction series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In flatback binding style 1, full carmine cloth-covered boards with Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, black topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page & frontis. Lacks the dust ... View more info