Rebecca and Rowena. A Romance upon Romance

By: [Thackeray, William Makepeace] written as Mr. M. A. Titmarsh

Price: $225.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Period black half morocco and textured cloth; all edges gilt. Marbled endpages with armorial bookplate on first blank page and same owner's name on front paste-down. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 12mo; viii, 102 pages, 8 leaves of plates; 19 cm.; 7.25 inches tall. No half-title. Illustrated title page plus footer after preface and header beginning first chapter and all 8 called for plates. [Originally issued in pink glazed boards.] -------- M.A. Titmarsh is pseudonym of William Makepeace Thackeray. -------- Written as a continuation of Scott's Ivanhoe; a comic or burlesque, in which the hero, who in the original novel marries the Saxon Rowena rather than the beautiful Jewess Rebecca. [Trollope, 262] This is one of the six 'Christmas Books'. --------- REF: OCLC: 54337514; Bodl: 012135382; Trollope, 262. Trollope, Anthony. An Autobiography and Other Writings. Oxford University Press, 2014

Title: Rebecca and Rowena. A Romance upon Romance

Author Name: [Thackeray, William Makepeace] written as Mr. M. A. Titmarsh

Illustrator: Illustrations by Richard Doyle.

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 008955