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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.                                                                      

$395.00

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