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Also inserted is the original drawing for the head of "The Lion of a Party" on which is written "specimen of the illustrations."' Thackeray's contributions to this work were "The Fashionable Authoress," "Captain Rook and Mr. Pigeon" and "The Artists.''

971. THACKERAY (W. M.). Jeames's Diary; or, Sudden Riches. By Michael Angelo Titmarsh, Esq., author of "The Yellowplush Correspondence," etc. 8vo, paper wrappers.

New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore: William Taylor and Company, 1846

THE EXCESSIVELY RARE FIRST EDITION OF WHICH ONLY TWO OTHER COPIES ARE KNOWN. The late Major Lambert believed his copy to be unique and it was thirty years before he was able to procure it. This copy contains sixteen pages of the advertisements of William Taylor & Co., which was lacking in one of the other copies.

972. THACKERAY (W. M.). The Book of Snobs. Illustrated by the Author. 8vo, full red levant morocco, Jansen style, gilt edges, by The French Binders.

London: Punch Office, 1848

VERY FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, with an original cover bound in. The blank leaves contain EIGHTEEN ORIGINAL PEN-AND-INK DRAWINGS of heads in caricature, very much resembling the style of Thackeray himself, and possibly from his pen. Upon one is inscribed "The unhappy Snob" and on another, "S. Mackenna, Sandy Cove" a pun also in Thackeray's vein.

973. THACKERAY (W. M.). "Our Street." By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. Illustrations by the author, in colors. Small 4to, original decorated boards. In a full red straight-grain morocco slipLondon, 1848


FIRST EDITION. Fine, clean copy. With bookplate of H. S. Van


974. THACKERAY (W. M.). Rebecca and Rowena, a Romance upon Romance. By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh. With illustrations by Richard Doyle. Small 4to, original boards. In cloth wrapper in full red levant solander case.

Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1850

FIRST EDITION. Very fine copy, with the plates colored. With bookplate of H. S. Van Duzer.

975. THACKERAY (W. M.). Sketches after English Landscape Painters by L. Marvy. With short notices by W. M. Thackeray. 20 beautiful plates after Turner, Harding, Constable, and others. FIRST ED. 4to, sprinkled calf gilt, gilt edges. London [1850]

The entire text written by Thackeray.

976. THACKERAY (W. M.). Complete Set of Thackeray's Christmas Books. Illustrated in colors. 5 vols., 12mo, and 8vo, uniformly bound in full morocco, gilt edges.

London, [1847]-1850

FIRST EDITION OF EACH VOLUME. Very fine set, consisting of the following:

Mrs. Perkins's Ball. First issue, without the letterpress under the plate facing the title. Original covers bound in.

Our Street. Original covers bound in.

Doctor Birch and his Young Friends.

The Kickleburys on the Rhine.

Rebecca and Rowena. Original covers bound in.


977. THACKERAY (W. M.). The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Q. Anne, Written by Himself. 3 vols., 8vo, original cloth, paper labels, uncut. In morocco solander case. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1852

THE RARE EARLIEST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION, with the yellow paper advertisements of the "Latest Works of Mr. Thackeray" and "Works of Leigh Hunt," &c., at beginning and end of each volume; and before the insertion of the "Catalogue of Books published by Smith, Elder & Co.," 16 pages, at the end of Vol. 3. This advertisement was issued in October, 1852, and bears that date on the first page. This copy was presented in that month, and evidently before the advertisement was issued with the usual copies.




The book does not contain the Presentation inscription in the handwriting of Thackeray, but it is recorded in that of the recipient, which fact is explained by the leaf of Dedication where the author says:

"My volumes will reach you when the Author is on his voyage to a country where your name is as well known as here. Wherever I am, I shall gratefully regard you; and shall not be the less welcomed in America because I am your obliged friend and servant,

London, Oct. 18, 1852."'

W. M. Thackeray.

This is undoubtedly the first copy of the book presented on behalf of the author.

978. THACKERAY (W. M.). Men's Wives, 1852; Paris Sketch Book. 2 vols. 1852; Mr. Brown's Letters to a Young Man about Town. 1853; a Shabby Genteel Story & other Tales, 1852; Yellow Plush Papers, 1852; Fitzboodle Papers, etc. 1852; The Book of Snobs, 1852; Punch's Prize Novelist, etc. 1853; James's Diary, etc. 1853; Barry Lyndon. 2 vols. 1853. Together 12 vols. 12mo, uniformly bound in half crimson polished morocco, gilt tops, original covers bound in. New York, 1852-53

All of the above volumes were published in Appleton's Popular Library, and preceded the English publications of the works in a number of instances. With bookplate of H. S. Van Duzer.


979. THACKERAY AND DICKENS. Mr. Thackeray, Mr. Yates, and the Garrick Club. The Correspondence and Facts. Stated by Edmund Yates. A Pamphlet of 16 pages, stitched. Printed for Private Circulation, 1859

FIRST EDITION OF BOTH DICKENS AND THACKERAY, as letters of each first appeared in print in this pamphlet, which purports to give a true account of the facts which led to the famous quarrel between the two great novelists. OF GREAT RARITY.

Together with an A. L. S. of Thackeray to W. Harrison Ainsworth, 1 p. 8vo,-"Will you give me your name for the Garrick on Friday at 6, and will you come and dine with me there?-in a humble pigtrot leg-of-mutton way, according to my hymble suckmstanzes,'' &c.

Also, an A. L. S. of Dickens to Evans, his publisher, regarding his "Child's History of England"; 2 pp. 8vo; an A. L. S. of Yates, 1 p. Svo, and portraits of all three authors.

Enclosed in a maroon levant solander case.

980. THACKERAY (W. M.). The Adventures of Philip on his way through the World. 3 vols., 12mo, original cloth (covers spotted, but immaculate inside), uncut and unopened.

London, 1862


981. THACKERAY. Hannay (James). A Brief Memoir of the late Mr. Thackeray. 12mo, original glazed wrappers.

FIRST EDITION. From the estate of F. R. Halsey.

Edinburgh, 1864

982. THACKERAY (W. M.). The Works of. Illustrated with the drawings of the author, all the plates, full-page and in the text, being proofs on India paper. 24 vols. Royal 8vo, full brown morocco, heavily gold-tooled borders on sides, gilt panelled backs, and inside borders, gold edges. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1878

THE LIMITED EDITION DE LUXE, of which only one thousand copies were made, and which still holds its place as the best edition of Thackeray's writings: Choice set.

983. THACKERAY (W. M.). The Biographical Edition of the Works of William M. Thackeray. Illustrated. 13 vols., 8vo, cloth, gilt tops, uncut (two covers damp-stained).

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1902

From the estate of F. R. Halsey.


984. THACKERAY (W. M.). ORIGINAL DRAWING in pencil and sepia, of "Amelia Osborne and her Baby," mounted to large 4to, with mat, and bound in full crimson levant morocco gilt, gilt edges, by Riviere.

Laid in loosely, is a letter from B. A. Behrend, stating that the drawing was obtained from Lady Ritchie (Thackeray's daughter).

THIS DRAWING IS APPARENTLY UNPUBLISHED. It was drawn for “Vanity Fair," but there is no illustration in the published work resembling it.


985. THACKERAY (W. M.). A.L.S., 1 p. 8vo, Paris, Rue d'Angoulême, July 5, 1853. Written in Thackeray's sloping hand, with P. S. in the upright, thanking Lady Davy for an invitation, and giving his plans for the summer.-A.L.S., 1 p. 8vo, declining an invitation.-A.L.S., 1 p. 8vo, a similar note.

In the second letter Thackeray writes: "Would I not eat a dinner of herbs and be content? I know they would be excellently cooked. but I have promised to partake of a stalled ox with Sir A. Rothschild."



986. THAMES. PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE RIVER THAMES. Illustrated by Twenty-four Colored Views, a Map and Vignettes, from Original Drawings taken on the spot by William Westall and Samuel Owen. (Vignette in colors.) (Vignette in colors.) 6 vols., 4to.

Published, 1828, by R. Ackermann, 96, Strand, London EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY, one volume extended to six, by the insertion of 460 extra plates, many being colored by hand, including numerous old engravings, mezzotints, proof etchings, folding maps, plans, etc.; old engraved views of London, and the following series of extra plates inserted; a series of lithographed views drawn by J. Farrington and engraved by J. C. Stadler, published for J. and J. Boydell, Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall and Cheapside; a series drawn by Dewint and engraved by W. B. Cooke; a series drawn by Tombleson and engraved by Winkles, Tingle, Taylor, Carter, Lacey, and others; a series drawn by Alfred and engraved by Hanart; a series of etchings by David Law; a series drawn by Pugin and engraved by Bluck; and many other illustrations drawn by Nash, Howell, Mackenzie, Hughes, Westall, Reinagle, Canaletti, Wild, Smith, Arnold, Freebairn, Sandby, Scott, Cooke and others, and engraved by Reeve, Hill, Cooke, Bentley, Fielding, Lewis, Bluck, Havell, Bennett, Fellows, How, Rawle, Sutherland, Sheppherd, and others. Among the illustrations are views of Thames Head, Cirencester, Buscot-Park, Radeot Weir, Godstow, Blenheim Castle, Oxford, St. Mary's Church; Balliol, Merton, Exeter, Griel University, New Magdalen, Brasenose, Radcliffe Library, Bodleian Library, Clarendon Printing House, Iffley, Nuneham, Abingdon, Wallingford, Streatley, Goring, Reading, Henley, Hurley, Hampton Court, Hampton-Court Bridge, Twickenham, Strawberry Hill, Richmond, Kew Bridge, Hammersmith, Putney, Battersea, Chelsea, Westminster, Lambeth, Waterloo Bridge, Somerset House, St. Paul's, London Bridge, Southwark, Billingsgate, Tower of London, Greenwich, Greenwich

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Hospital, Woolwich, Blackwall, Upnor, Gravesend, Tilbury, Chatham, Rochester, Aylesford, Maidstone, Tunbridge, and many others; many of the plates being neatly inlaid.

Full crimson crushed levant morocco, simple fillets on the edges of the covers, gold-tooled backs, gilt edges, by Riviere.

987. THEVET (ANDRE). Historia dell' India America. Detta altramente Francia Antartica, di M. ANDREA TEVET: Tradotta di Francese in lingua Italiana, da M. Giuseppe Horologgi, Di nouo ristampata. Small 8vo, vellum.

Venetia appresso I. Gioliti, 1584

A Very Uncommon Issue of Thevet's Famous Narrative. Fine tall Copy with last leaf at end containing Gioliti's fine device. From the Noted Indian Collection of Wilberforce Eames with his Autograph on flyleaf.

987A. THIERS (M. A.). The History of the French Revolution. 8vo, complete in the ORIGINAL 45 PARTS, with printed wrappers, the design on the front cover being by GEORGE CRUIKSHANK. In cloth case. London: R. Bentley, 1837-8


988. THOMSON (CHARLES). An Enquiry into the Causes of the Alienation of the Delaware and Shawanese Indians from the British Interest, and into the Measures taken for recovering their Friendship. Extracted from the Public Treaties, and other Authentic Papers relating to the Transactions of the Government of Pennsilvania and the said Indians for nearly Forty Years, and explained by a Map of the Country. Together with the remarkable Journal of Christian Frederic Post, by whose Negotiations, among the Indians on the Ohio, they were withdrawn from the Interest of the French, who thereupon abandoned the Fort and Country. With Notes by the Editor explaining sundry Indian Customs. pp. 184. Folding copper plate map, engraved by T. Jefferys. 8vo, full green straight grain morocco, gilt, gilt top (map skilfully rebacked with. silk). London, 1759

THE RARE FIRST EDITION, with the original map. Pages 129-184 contain the Journal of Post.

This work gives an account of the shameful fraud practiced upon the Indians of Pennsylvania by Governor Thomas Penn, through which the unwitting savages were robbed of over a million acres of land. Endless wars and bloody massacres that devastated the borders of Pennsylvania and Virginia for over twenty years, followed in the train of this dastardly piece of chicanery. Fine copy.

989. THOREAU (HENRY DAVID). The Writings of. Finely illustrated with a large number of photogravure plates, being PROOFS on Japan vellum, many being beautifully colored by hand. 20 vols., 8vo, full rose-colored levant morocco, gold-tooled geometrical borders on sides, gold panelled backs, doublures of dark

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