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The Virginians
59 - London - Bradbury and Evans 1858 - Afirst edition, first issueof Thackeray's novel The Virginians. First printing in book form,The Virginianswas originally issued by Thackeray's publishers, Bradbury and Evans, in 24 monthly parts, the first one appearing on November 1, 1857. First edition, first issue, with actresses in line 33 of p. 207 and the misnumbered chapters 47 and 48. Critical reception of the book was on the whole favourable, and the novel has continued to be considered one of the standard works of 19th century fiction. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebacked in half-calf bindings. Externally sound, though rubbed, with some slight wear to the extremities. Sunning to the boards of volume I. Hinges are slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered patches of foxing and tidemarks throughout volume II. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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