William Makepeace Thackeray The Book of Snobs First Edition 1848
This is the rare first edition of William Makepeace Thackeray’s book, The Book of Snobs. This William Makepeace Thackeray book was published in 1848 by the Punch Office in London. The binding is in full brown leather, and the book measures 5.00 x 7.25 inches (approximately). This is an incredibly scarce William Makepeace Thackeray true first edition book.
The brown polished leather binding with gilt border to the front and back board, and gilt lettering and decoration to the spine is in Very Good condition with a knock to the top of the spine; edge wear to the spine; wear to the spine itself; but with the front and back boards being incredibly attractive and fresh looking in appearance.
There are 180 numbered pages with marbled edges, packed with black and white illustrations. The pages are in overall Near Fine condition, with a small photograph of William Makepeace Thackeray and description of the book adhered to one of the blank front pages.
The Book of Snobs is a very rare and desirable William Makepeace Thackeray first edition book.