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Thackeray, William Makepiece The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. , New York, U.S.A.: Limited Editions Club, 1956.

Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall FIRST EDITION Bound in the publishers luxurious floral cloth with black title label to spine. Ths is a special limited edition of 1500 copies produced specifically for The Limited Editions club of New York and signed by the famous illustrator Edward Ardizzone. This copy is number 66 Each illustration has been hand coloured at the studio of Walter Fischer. The book looks unread and is very tightly bound. It is almost 'as new' in its appearance and remains very fresh and presentable. Housed in the sturdy brown slipcase which is in fine condition. Bright and vivid colour illustrations by Edward Ardizzone capture the books essence fantastically ! A very nice copy indeed. (Book ref. 001172 )  £ 94.50

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