Item #6409 The Virginians. William Makepeace Thackeray.
The Virginians
The Virginians
The Virginians

The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858-9. 8vo. 2 volumes, set. First edition in book form. Contemporary navy half morocco, gilt, by Morrell, London. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and title page to each volume. With illustrations on steel and wood by the author. Spines slightly faded. Extremities a little rubbed. Label of V. Culme Seymour on prelim of volume 1 which has had the tissue guard between the frontispiece and engraved title page removed. Some foxing to the edges of the plates. Contents clean. Very good +. Item #6409

First issue with "actresses" for "ancestresses" on page 207 of volume 1, and with the chapter numbers skipping over XLVII in that volume. First issued in twenty-four monthly parts, this is a sequel to Henry Esmond and is partly set in America during the War of Independence. Smartly bound.

Price: £150.00

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