London, South Kensington
22 November 2002
THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-63). The Newcomes. Edited by Arthur Pendennis, London: Bradbury & Evans, October 1853 - August 1855. 24 parts in 23, 8° (224 x 142mm.). 2 engraved titles and 46 engraved plates by Richard Doyle. (Plates with mostly marginal browning). Original yellow printed wrappers. (Some wear to spines, occasional thumbmarks), in two green morocco cases. (Some fading, rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Henry Sayre van Duzer (bookplate); Jerome Kern (book label).
VAN DUZER-KERN COPY WITH A SINGLE LEAF, 8VO, OF THE ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT BY THACKERAY, corresponding to pp. 102-3 in Part XVI, and a mounted letter from Margaret Thackeray dated 22 December 1874 transmitting the leaf. Van Duzer A Thackeray Library pp. 7-8, recording the letter from Margaret Thackeray and the manuscript, and entry 147 listing the original parts.
With the same author's The Virginians (London, 1858-59, first edition in book form). (4)
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