Lot 459
Thackeray, William Makepeace. Vanity Fair, First Edition
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848), small 8vo (8-3/4 x 5-1/2 in.), signed "Bound by Sandorsky & Sutcliffe, London" in gilt on lower edge of inside front cover, full calf with gilt to boards and spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers gilt to page edges, small 1860s albumen CDV portrait of Thackeray tipped in on front flysheet; first edition points include "rustic type" headlining page 1, engraving of the Marquis of Styne on page 336, "Mr. Pitt" for "Sir Pitt" on page 453; frontis plus 38 plates in text.

Exceptionally fine title page; light shelf wear as expected; very good condition or better.