The Kickleburys on the Rhine; With a Preface Entitled An Essay on Thunder and Small Beer

New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1851.

Price: $150.00

First American edition. 12mo. 69, [3]pp. Stitched in original illustrated wrappers. Old historical society stamp on front wrap, small wear at the spine ends, about very good. Uncommon.

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William Makepeace Thackeray
birth name: William Makepeace Thackeray
born: 7/18/1811
died: 12/24/1863

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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 Literaturemore