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Contributions to Punch (The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Vol VI)

£11.99

Product description

Part of the thirteen volume Biographical Edition of the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, this particular 1902 1st edition deals with Part VI - his contributions to Punch magazine. With biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Richie, over its some 750 pages, such topics as The History of the Next French Revolution, Little Travel and Roadside Sketches and Novels by Eminent Hands are dealt with. The book is adorned with many original black and white illustrations from Punch.

Considering its age, the book can be described as fair condition. Its red cloth hardboards do show some obvious signs of wear, namely bumping and scuffing to corners as well as tears to the spine. Various stains are also present on its front and back covers. Binding has also began to loosen with the front free endpaper entirely detachd from the rest of the book. Internally, generally a good clean copy with minor pencil markings on introduction and light foxing throughout.

A highly informative guide to Makepeace Thackeray's important contribution to Punch magazine, this book will be of considerable interest to collectors.

Item details

Author(s):
Makepeace, Thackeray, William.
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Smith, Elder & Co

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About this item

Part of the thirteen volume Biographical Edition of the Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, this particular 1902 1st edition deals with Part VI - his contributions to Punch magazine. With biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Richie, over its some 750 pages, such topics as The History of the Next French Revolution, Little Travel and Roadside Sketches and Novels by Eminent Hands are dealt with. The book is adorned with many original black and white illustrations from Punch.

Considering its age, the book can be described as fair condition. Its red cloth hardboards do show some obvious signs of wear, namely bumping and scuffing to corners as well as tears to the spine. Various stains are also present on its front and back covers. Binding has also began to loosen with the front free endpaper entirely detachd from the rest of the book. Internally, generally a good clean copy with minor pencil markings on introduction and light foxing throughout.

A highly informative guide to Makepeace Thackeray's important contribution to Punch magazine, this book will be of considerable interest to collectors.

Author(s):
Makepeace, Thackeray, William.
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Smith, Elder & Co

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