William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair

originally published:
London : Bradbury and Evans
August 1847

The first edition in original parts, image courtesy of Biblioctopus.

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bio notes:
born: 7/18/1811
died: 12/24/1863
born as: William Makepeace Thackeray

English novelist whose reputation rests chiefly on Vanity Fair (1847-48), a novel of the Napoleonic period in England, and Henry Esmond, 3 vol. (1852), set in the early 18th century. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature