Thackeray country by Lewis Melville

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Published by A. and C. Black in London .

Written in English

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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, -- 1811-1863.,
  • Literary landmarks -- England -- London,
  • London (England) -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Lewis Melville ; with fifty full-page illustrations mostly from original photographs, by C.W. Barnes Ward.
SeriesPilgrimage series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5634 B4, PR5634 B45
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 223 p., [50] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21778017M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benjamin, Lewis Saul, Thackeray country. London: A. and C. Black,printing (OCoLC) Lewis Melville Thackeray THE THACKERAY COUNTRY 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover London Adam & Charles Black Very Good in the original cloth.

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with ull-pageillustrations mostlyfromoriginalphotographs byc.w. The book was celebrated for its brilliance, and Thackeray recognized it as "the very best I can do my card" (Monsarrat ), despite the "cutthroat melancholy" he felt it was infused with. At the time, it caused a sensation thanks to its controversial Thackeray country book, wherein the hero marries a woman who early in the novel seemed a "mother" to him.

Thackeray meant the book to be not only entertaining but also instructive, an intention demonstrated through the book's narration and through Thackeray's private correspondence.

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