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Burlesques by  William Makepeace Thackery - Hardcover - Reprint - 1889 - from Nan's Book Shop and Biblio.co.uk

Burlesques

by Thackery, William Makepeace

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Boston, Ma, U. S. A.: Houghton Mifflin & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1889. Reprint. Hardcover. Illustrated Library Edition, Volume VI of Twenty-Two volumes. Copyright and print year 1889. Burlesque tales and poetry were parodies of other author's works. They were satirical and humorous, which generally encompasses Thackerys writings. Many were written under pseudonymns such as Gahan and Titmarsh. Writings included in the volume were originally printed in Punch and other magazines. Eight novels (more like short stories) are included, as well as The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche, Esq. , With His Letters, The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahan, and four additional sections. 89 illustrations included. Green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and top edge. Very light wear at the corners and spine ends. [17]; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Nan's Book Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003939
  • Title: Burlesques
  • Author: Thackery, William Makepeace
  • Illustrator: Thackery, William Makepeace and Others
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin & Co.
  • Place: Boston, Ma, U. S. A.
  • Date published: 1889
  • Keywords: HUMOR, SATIRE, BURLESQUES, Short Stories, PARODY, FICTION, 56
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction / Humor;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Classics; FICTION / Humorous; FICTION / Short Stories (single author);


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