THE AUTHOR OF VANITY FAIR AND BARRY LYNDON — SENDS THANKS FOR A BOX OF CIGARS AND RETURNS PROOFS OF ONE OF HIS WORKS
THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE (1811-1863) English novelist best known for Vanity Fair (1848); and The Luck of Barry Lyndon (1844). Brief, but charming Autograph Letter Signed, “W.M. Thackeray.” One page, 16mo. [approx 4 x 4 inches]. No place. No date. Thackeray writes to “Dear Smith”:
“Hearty thanks for the box of cigars. I return the proofs with the queries answered and am, Yours always obliged, W.M. Thackeray.”
Very fine condition. A great item to slip into your first edition of any of his novels.