The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., Colonel in the Service of …

THOMSON, Hugh (illustrator). William Makepeace THACKERAY (author). The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, &c.

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THOMSON, Hugh (illustrator). William Makepeace THACKERAY (author). The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, &c. London, Macmillan And Co., Limited. 1905.

8vo. Original fine dark green cloth elaborately and beautifully decorated in gilt with an elaborate poppy design to spine and upper cover, all edges gilt; pp. [xlviii] + 402 + [ii] adverts.; finely illustrated throughout with engravings by Thomson; a near fine copy in uncommonly bright condition with one tiny bruise to top forecorner of upper board; internally very clean save the usual offset-browning to endpapers, a few tiny upper corner creases, and an early owner's bookplate to front pastedown.
First edition illustrated thus.

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