Publisher: Macmillan and Co, London;
Date of Publication: 1912
Stock Code: 6155
Prize binding. Octavo, pp xx, 844. Frontispiece, 3 facsimile reproductions of original wrappers, plus numerous engravings in text by the Author. Full tree calf by Bickers & Son of Leicester, with 5 raised bands, green and red labels with gilt titles to spine, gilt decoration to compartments, gilt foliate border to boards and gilt school crest to upper board. All edges marbled; matching marbled endpapers. Spine lightly sunned otherwise in superb condition. Royal Grammar School printed prize plate to front pastedown dated 1912-13, completed in ink; contents clean and crisp. Near Fine.
An exceptionally handsome copy of Thackeray’s lengthy novel of family life, featuring characters from “Vanity Fair” peripherally and narrated by Arthur Pendennis of “Pendennis”