The Newcomes. Memoirs of a most respectable family. William Makepeace THACKERAY.
The Newcomes. Memoirs of a most respectable family.

The Newcomes. Memoirs of a most respectable family.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855.

Two volumes, octavo, with a frontispiece and 22 plates in each volume; contemporary half tan calf, marbled board.

First edition: this copy is made up from the original parts which were issued serially from 1853-1855. Published under the pseudonym "Pendennis", The Newcomes was regarded by Thackeray as his best work. It is a sustained and devastating attack on Victorian mores: 'The wicked are wicked, no doubt, and they go astray and they fall, and they come by their deserts; but who can tell the mischief which the very virtuous do?'.

First edition: this copy is made up from the original parts which were issued serially from 1853-1855. Published under the pseudonym "Pendennis", The Newcomes was regarded by Thackeray as his best work. It is a sustained and devastating attack on Victorian mores: 'The wicked are wicked, no doubt, and they go astray and they fall, and they come by their deserts; but who can tell the mischief which the very virtuous do?'.

not in Sadleir; Wolff, 6696a.

Condition Report: Sides a little rubbed, some foxing.

Price (AUD): $300.00

US$221.63   Other currencies

Ref: #3605548

Condition Report