(Literature) 1 Vol. Thackeray, William Makepeace. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First edition in book form, later issue. 8vo, contemporary green morocco, gilt, richly gilt spine compartments, top edges gilt; scuffed. Illustrated by the author. With 40 engraved plates, including frontispiece and additional engraved title page. Scattered light to moderate foxing, some toning and offsetting. With latter issue points on p. 1 and 336, engraved title dated 1848. Ink ownership on front pastedown dated 1849.
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