Author:[Thayer, Lee (cover design); Merrill, Frank T. (illustrator)]; Thackeray, William Makepeace

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VANITY FAIR A NOVEL WITHOUT A HERO

By: [Thayer, Lee (cover design); Merrill, Frank T. (illustrator)]; Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1893

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1590

Condition: Near fine


8vo (6” x 8¼”). 2 volumes in 1. Vol. 1: p. 357; 10 illustrations by F.T. Merrill. Vol. 2: pp. 342; 8 illustrations by F. T. Merrill. An unsigned Lee Thayer (Decorative Designers) binding design in gold and blue on olive green cloth of titles and a repeating pattern of peacock feather eyes, bordered by a single gold rule. Spine with tiles and a repeat of peacock motif on the spine. Published as a single volume in 1848, the novel follows the lives of Becky Sharp and Emmy Sedley and their families during and after the Napoleonic Wars. Thackeray subtitles it A Novel Without A Hero as he wan... View more info