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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 290

    THACKERAY, William Makespeace (1811-63). The Works. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1894. 26 volumes, 8°. Half titles, wood-engraved illustrations. Finely-bound in later red half morocco gilt by Henderson & Bisset, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed). With John Dryden's The Works (London, 1808, 18 vols.). Sold as a collection of bindings, not subject to return. (26)

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    THACKERAY, William Makespeace (1811-63). The Works. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1894. 26 volumes, 8°. Half titles, wood-engraved illustrations. Finely-bound in later red half morocco gilt by Henderson & Bisset, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed). With John Dryden's The Works (London, 1808, 18 vols.). Sold as a collection of bindings, not subject to return. (26)


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