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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray : in twenty-six volumes

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Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863  Search this
Du Maurier, George 1834-1896  Search this
Cruikshank, George 1792-1878  Search this
Leech, John 1817-1864  Search this
Millais, John Everett 1829-1896  Search this
Fildes, Luke Sir 1844-1927  Search this
Collier, John 1850-1934  Search this
Stephen, Leslie Sir 1832-1904  Search this
Former owner:
Comegys Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
26 v., [435] plates : ill., ports. ; 28 cm
Added title pages and added illustrated title pages.
Illustrators: "By the author," Richard Doyle, George du Maurier, Frederick Walker, R.B. Wallace, J.P. Atkinson, W.J. Webb, George Cruikshank, H. Furniss, Thomas R. Macquoid, E.J. Wheeler, F. Barnard, John Leech, M. Fitzgerald, J.E. Millais, W. Ralston, Luke Fildes, Mrs. Butler (Miss Elizabeth Thompson), John Collier, G.G. Kilburne, Charles Keene, Frank Dicksee, Linley Sambourne, and G.A. Sala.
"Only one thousand copies of this edition have been printed for sale"--Verso of 1st front free endpaper.
Colophon: London : R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, printers.
Originally planned as a 24 vol. set. Vols. 25 and 26 contain chiefly contributions to magazines not previously included in his collected works.
Plates hand-colored in v. 13.
(from t.p. of each v.) v. 1-2. Vanity fair -- v. 3-4. The history of Pendennis -- v. 5-6. The Newcomes -- v. 7. The history of Henry Esmond, Esq. -- v. 8-9. The Virginians -- v. 10-11. The adventures of Philip -- v. 11. The great Hoggarty diamond. A little dinner at Timmins's. Notes of a journey from Cornhill to grand Cairo -- v. 13. The Christmas books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh -- v . 14. The book of snobs and sketches and travels in London -- v. 15. Burlesques -- v. 16. The Paris sketch book, and, Little travels and road-side sketches
(cont.) v. 17. The memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush. The Fitz-Boodle papers. Cox's diary. Character sketches -- v. 18. The Irish sketch book, and, Critical reviews -- v. 19. The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., and, The fatal boots -- v. 20. Catherine: a story. Men's wives. The Bedford-Row conspiracy -- v. 21. Ballads, and, The rose and the ring -- v. 22. Roundabout papers, and, The second funeral of Napoleon -- v. 23. The four Georges, and the English humourists -- v. 24. Lovel the widower. The wolves and the lamb. Denis Duval ... to which is added An essay on the writings of W.M. Thackeray / by Leslie Stephen -- v. 25. Miscellaneous essays, sketches and reviews -- v. 26. Contributions to "Punch" (not previously reprinted)
Call number:
PR5600 1878
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