Four Georges & English Humourists William Thackery 1869 leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Bindings, Decorative Book Bindings, William Makepeace Thackery, Victorian Lit).
The Four Georges & The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century, by William Makepeace Thackery.
Published 1869, London by Smith, Waterloo & Co.
362 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait. 18 line drawings throughout.
Binding stamped by Maclehose of Glasgow Scotland.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers and end papers, deckled edges. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and bright.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.