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The history of Henry Esmond, Esq., a colonel in the service of Her Majesty Queen Anne

William Makepeace Thackeray

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: J. M. Dent & Co., Aldine House, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, MDCCCXCVIII

Physical Description

xiv, 476 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm.

General Note

Originally published in 1852.
Introduction by Walter Jerrold. Dedicated to the Right Honourable William Bingham, Lord Ashburton

Binding Note

Publisher's original navy blue cloth binding with gilt embossed lettering and design at front board and spine Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Spine lettered in gold: "The History of Henry Esmond. W.M. Thackeray. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford. J. M. Dent."


Historical novels
Illustrated books