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The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume II: 1841–1851

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$65.00 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674599413

Publication Date: 01/01/1946

853 pages

25 halftones, 1 map

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The four volumes of this inclusive edition of Thackeray’s correspondence and private papers—two ready now and two to follow in the autumn of 1946—fill a great gap in our knowledge of the author of Vanity Fair and Henry Esmond. Scattered in a thousand places, some of them confidential, Thackeray’s personal papers concealed a wealth of information about a striking personality and about his time. Now, ordered and made available, they lead to a new appraisal of Thackeray and of his place in the first half of the nineteenth century both in Western Europe and in the United States.

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