FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM IN SUPERB FULL CALF
THACKERAY, William Makepeace ~ The Virginians.
London: Bradbury and Evans1858-1859
2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive pale honey calf binding by Riviere in the classic mid Victorian manner with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. Wide gilt dentelles and all edges gilt. The first issue in book form. Embellished with 46 full page engravings and vignettes throughout by the Author. Slight foxing to the blanks otherwise a fine clean set.