Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811 - 1863
Vanity fair : a novel without a hero / by William Makepeace Thackeray ; with illustrations on steel and wood by the author.
London : Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
xvi, 624 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 22 cm.
Additional engraved title-page.
First Issue, with heading in rustic type on p. 1, woodcut of the Marquis of Steyne on p. 336 (later omitted), and with the reading "Mr. Pitt" on p. 453 (later "Sir Pitt").
Armorial boookplate of Eton College School Library recording donation by Maurice Baring.
Bookplate of Maurice Baring.
19th century red calf half-binding with red and blue marbled paper boards and gilt lettering and tooling on spine.
Ms. bookseller's notes, code, and price in pencil.
Bookplate of a sitting lion.
Previous library label and ms. shelfmark in pencil.
Baring, Maurice, 1874 - 1945 former owner.
Bradbury & Evans publisher.
Eton College School Library former owner.