Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackery Victorian 1869 fine leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Roundabout Papers (from the Cornhill Magazine), To Which is Added The Second Funeral of Napoleon, by William Makepeace Thackery.
Published 1869, London by Smith, Elder and Co.
428 pages. Text in English. Illustrations by the author.
Binding done by Maclehose of Glasgow Scotland.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers and end papers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and bright. A well preserved and lovely survival.
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" H x 5 3/4" W.