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The Newcomes

Thackeray, W.M.

Soft cover
From Apogee Books (TUCSON, AZ, U.S.A.)

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Illustrated by Richard Doyle. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854-55. Original parts bound up in two volumes, full modern tan calf, with decorative gilt-panelled spine, red and green leather titling pieces, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endleaves, and all edges gilt. Pp.380, 375, with half-titles present, and with the original ads and yellow wrappers bound in at the back of each volume. Illustrated with 46 etched plates, 43 wood-engraved vignettes, and 76 wood engraved initials by Richard Doyle. A fine copy of the First Edition. Van Duzer #147; Wolff #6696a; Ray #144: '.The attention of the novel's initial readers no doubt centered on Doyle's etchings, which made Colonel Newcome almost as familiar a personage as Phiz's Mr. Pickwick or Cruikshank's Fagin, but his woodcut vignettes and above all his initial letters, in which his fancy gets full play, also have great charm.'. Bookseller Inventory # 3518

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Title: The Newcomes

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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