The Virginians A Tale of the Last Century
first edition Hardcover
1858 · London
by Thackeray, W. M.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Octavos. Two volumes: viii, 382 pages, ; viii, 376 pages, . Illustrations on steel and wood but the author. Reddish marbled paper covered boards. Dark blue leather corners and spines. Raised bands and titles on the spines. Spines are dry and scuffed. Leather joints are rubbed. The illustrated full page plates in both volumes are toned around the edges. Two different owners names in this copy. One owner signed their name on the both title pages. A later inscription by another owner written on the front paste downs. Pencil marks (clarifying this as a first edition) found on page 207 with an arrow to "actresses" and pencil corrections to Chapter 47 and 48 which were misnumbered. (Inventory #: 22863)