The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (52 volume set) [Bound by Zaehnsdorf]

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray (52 volume set) [Bound by Zaehnsdorf]

William Makepeace Thackeray

Smith, Elder, & Co, 1876

26 volumes bound in 52.  Gorgeous bindings by Zaehnsdorf for Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Volume one has an inlaid card signed by Thackeray "W. M. Thackeray". Quite exceptional.  Limited edition of 1000 sets.  Large paper edition, 27 cm. Full polished brown calf.  Bordered with gilt, red and green spine labels.  Gilt turn ins.  Top edges gilt.  Mounted India proof illustrations or color plates. Armorial book plates. Some scratching/rubbing and staining to edges of Burlesques and Paris Sketch Book volumes. Some less severe scratches to a few other covers. 

Contents: v. 1-4. Vanity fair.--v.5-8. Pendennis.--v.9-12. Newcomes.--v.13-14. Esmond.--v.15-18. Virginians.--v.19-22. Philip.--v.23-24. The great Hoggarty diamond; A little dinner at Timmin's; A note of journey from Cornhill to grand Cairo.--v.25-26. Christmas book.--v.27. Book of snobs.--v.28. Sketches and travels in London.--v.29-30. Burlesques.--v.31-32. Paris Sketch book and little travels and roadside sketches.--v.33-34. Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush; The Fitz-boodle papers; Cox's diary; Character sketches.--v.35-36. The Irish sketch book and critical reviews.--v.37 Barry Lyndon.--v.38. Barry Lyndon; The fatal boots.--v.39-40. Catherine; Men's wives; The Bedford-row conspiracy.--v.41-42. Ballads; The rose and the ring.--v.43-44. Round-about papers; The second funeral of Napoleon.--v.45. The four Georges.--v.46. English humourists.--v.47-48. Lovel the widower.--v.49. Miscellaneous essays.--v.50. Sketches and reviews.--v.51-52. Contributions to "Punch." 

This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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