* THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-1863). Works. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1878.
33 volumes (of 52), large 8vo (260 x 175 mm). (Lacking volumes 1, 2, 10-12, 20-23, 33, 34, 44, and 46-52). EXTRA ILLUSTRATED, with numerous india-proof illustrations mounted. Autumn leaf calf elaborately gilt, covers with wide foliate border with blue and red floral onlays, spines in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, the rest with a blue onlay and gilt floral motif, teal morocco doublures with floral motif of gilt and red and white calf onlays, red watered silk endpapers, edges gilt (some minor wear to joints or spine ends of a few volumes). LIMITED EDITION, number 1 of 1000 copies.
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