Lot 243: Author: Thackeray, William Makepeace. Title: The History of Pendennis. Place Published: London. Publisher: Bradbury and Evans. Date Published: 1849-50. Description: 2 volumes. With steel and wood engravings after illustrations by the author, including additional titles, frontispieces and other plates. (8vo) 21.5x13 cm (81/2x5 1/4"), modern brown morocco-backed cloth, spines gilt, slipcase. First Edition. A novel of a young English gentleman, Arthur Pendennis, who is born in the country and sets out for London to seek his place in life and society. Condition: Wear to slipcase; some foxing; fine modern bindings.
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