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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    [THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-63)]. The Irish Sketch-Book. By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. 2 volumes, 8°. Half titles, wood-engraved frontispieces and vignettes by the author (a few mainly marginal spots and stains). Finely-bound in 19th-century brown crushed morocco gilt by Riviere, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut. FIRST EDITION. Duzer 96.

    Price Realised  

    [THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-63)]. The Irish Sketch-Book. By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. 2 volumes, 8°. Half titles, wood-engraved frontispieces and vignettes by the author (a few mainly marginal spots and stains). Finely-bound in 19th-century brown crushed morocco gilt by Riviere, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut. FIRST EDITION. Duzer 96.

    With 11 other works in 15 volumes including John Cleveland's The Works (London, 1687, 3-pages of early annotation at the front), Charles Johnstone's The Reverie: or, a Flight to the Paradise of Fools (London, 1763, 2 vols.), Maria Edgeworth's Harrington, a Tale; and Ormond, a Tale (London, 1817, 3 vols.), and Francis Sylvester Mahony's The Reliques of Father Prout (London, 1836, 2 vols., plates in 2 states), bound in calf gilt. (17)


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