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The Workman Collection

William Makepeace Thackeray

Collection of Fiction including The History of Pendennis and The Newcomes

1848 - 1865

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The Workman Collection

A group of first editions by Thackeray.

  • Sold as a set of 4.
  • William Makepeace Thackeray (English).


The History of Pendennis.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848-1850. 

Illustrated with steel and wood engraved plates throughout by the author.

First edition in original parts, 24 parts in 23.

Bound in original illustrated stitch-bound yellow wrappers.

Housed in custom drop-back case.


The Newcomes. Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family.

2 volumes.

Richard Doyle (American).

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1855.

First edition, first printing.

Early bookseller’s manuscript description laid into vol. 1.

Bound in original blue cloth, covers and spines elaborately stamped in blind, spines gilt-lettered, and yellow endpapers.

Housed in custom drop-back case.


The Virginians. A Tale of the Last Century.

2 volumes.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858

Illustrated throughout with wood and steel engravings.

Bound in original blue cloth, covers and spines elaborately stamped in blind, spines gilt-lettered and yellow endpapers.

Housed in custom drop-back case.


The Adventures of Philip On His Way Through the World; Shewing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By.

3 volumes.

London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1865. 

Bound original brown pebble-textured cloth, covers elaborately ruled and stamped in blind, spines lettered and ruled with yellow endpapers. 

Housed in custom drop-back box.

Condition Report

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The History of Pendennis.

Some occasional soiling and spotting.

Light soiling and toning.


The Newcomes.

One or two stray spots

Spines lightly and evenly sunned.

Joints starting.


The Virginians.

A few stray spots.

One or two plates browned.

Early bookseller’s sticker on upper pastedown of vol. 1.

Spines lightly and evenly sunned.

Joints starting.

Some light shelfwear. 


The Adventures of Philip.

Extremely minor shelfwear.

Joints of vol. 1 starting. 

Feature(s)

First Edition

Language

English

Subject

English literature and history, Novels

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