BEERBOHM, Max; The Happy Hypocrite

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From newsletter 21:

36.  THACKERAY, W.M. The Works. With biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Ritchie. Vols. 11-17 and 20-26 (of 26). London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1911. Contemporary decorated full green calf with gilt titles and box design, raised bands, gilt rules to boards gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated. 50 cm on your shelf. 

€ 350

* Incomplete set, but still 14 splendidly bound and perfectly readable books in deluxe full leather bindings. We are ready to answer your questions about the contents of the volumes.

From newsletter 8:

40  THACKERAY, W.M. Thackeray Calendar for 1899. Floral die cut embossed and gilt calendar with color portrait of Thackeray, his London house on 2, Palace Green and the dates of the twelve months of the year in an intricate frame of purple violets and rococo motifs. 27 x 19 cm. Probably printed in the United States. Some glue traces at the unprinted verso of the calendar, otherwise in fine state. 

€ 75

* An elaborate, delightful papercraft calendar honoring William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), who in the 19th century was a much beloved novelist.

41  THACKERAY, W.M. Vanity Fair. A novel without a hero. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, (copyright 1893). Luxembourg Illustrated Library. Decorated cloth. VI, 358; IV, 342 p. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill. Resplendent copy! 

€ 90

* Radiantly beautiful publisher's binding: peacock feathers in blue-grey and gold on olive-green cloth. This binding has been made in the first years of the 20th century by Lee Thayer (1874-1973), who had founded with her husband Henry Thayer the design firm The Decorative Designers (1895-1931). Not signed, but the design has been pictured in an article about the 'DD' in The Printing Art, 1915.

From newsletter 3:

17.  THACKERAY, W.M. Thackeray Calendar for 1899. Floral die cut embossed and gilt stiff paper calendar with color portrait of Thackeray, his house on 2, Palace Green and the dates of the twelve months of the year in an intricate frame of purple violets and rococo motifs. 27 x 19 cm. Probably printed in the United States. Some glue traces at the unprinted verso of the calendar, otherwise in fine state. 

€ 75

* A delicate and unusual celebration of this well-loved author (1811-1863)! See illustration.