THACKERAY, W. M. [William Makepeace Thackeray 1811-1863 ] .
Title The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century.
Publisher London; Bradbury & Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1858 / 1859 . 0
Seller ID 44519
A very good half leather binding. Two volumes bound as one. 8.5" x 6.0" x 2.25". Octavo, pp.8/pp.382/[2pp]/pp.8/pp.376. Brown calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments (a little rubbed) and leather title label: "The Virginians." Marbled endpapers and matcing page edges. Second issue of the first edition.: Volume 1 has 'actresses' corrected (p.207), but chapters 47 & 48 are still mis-numbered. Two volumes bound in one, with both engraved and printed titles to each voulume. Volume 2 dated 1859. Copiously illustrated with many full-page steel engravings and woodcuts by the author's hand, with further similar, smaller illustrations in text. Some foxing but most of the illustrations and text very clean. VG.