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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811–1863
The Virginians : a tale of the last century / by W. M. Thackeray, author of "Esmond," "Vanity Fair," "The Newcomes," &c. &c. With illustrations on steel and wood by the author.
London : Bradbury & Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, 1858-1859.
Physical Description:
2 v. (24 nos.) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5620 .A1 1858
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN In T325 857 Copy 1: Depew Collection.
BEIN In T325 857 Copy 2: Depew Collection. Bound in 2 v. (without paper covers, advertisements). Original cloth covers bound in at end.
BEIN In T325 857 Copy 3: Depew Collection. Bound in 2 v. Original paper covers for nos. 6 and 20 bound in.
BEIN In T325 857 Copy 4: Depew Collection. Bound in 2 v. (without paper covers) in original green cloth boards. Advertsement: 1 leaf at end of v. 1.
Both volumes with added engraved title-pages.
First edition: 24 numbers issued monthly, November, 1857, to October, 1859, in illustrated yellow paper covers: t.-p., contents, list of plates, etc., for v. 1 at end of no. 12; for v. 2 at end of no. 24; plates at beginning of each number except no. 20, in which a note explains that they will appear in no. 21.
SML,Y In T325 857: Half-title lacking.
SML,FRA 455 1857: Half-title lacking.
BAC: British Art Center copy in two volumes bound in half maroon morocco, with gilt edges; by Zaehnsdorf. Lacks half-title leaf and advertisements. Small label with bookdealer's description pasted on recto of final free end paper (v. 1).
Subject Terms:
Bradbury & Evans -- Publisher.
Depew Collection.
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760 -- Fiction.
Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance. (BACRB)
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction.
Zaehnsdorf -- Bookbinder. (BACRB)
Wood engravings -- 1858-1859.
Steel engravings -- 1858-1859.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863, ill.

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