The History of Pendennis His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy; Biographical Edition; Volume Iiby William Makepeace Thackeray with illustration by the Author Harper & Brothers 1898

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Embrace the literary richness of the 19th century with "The History of Pendennis Volume II," penned by the eminent William Makepeace Thackeray. Published in 1898 by Harper & Brothers, this biographical edition captivates the reader with its vivid character portrayals and intricate storytelling. 


  • Title: The History of Pendennis, His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy; Biographical Edition; Volume II
  • Publication Date: 1898
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 752 pages
  • Dimensions: 9x6x2 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Writing in pencil on inside page as shown in photos

Key Features:

  • This 752-page tome delves into the life of Pendennis, exploring both his fortunes and misfortunes. It serves as an immersive journey into Victorian social norms and individual struggles.
  • William Makepeace Thackeray, a novelist who rubbed shoulders with the likes of Charles Dickens, was renowned for his sharp wit and keen social commentary.
  • The book is adorned with illustrations by Thackeray himself, adding an extra layer of uniqueness to this edition.
  • The hardcover format lends an air of classic sophistication, making it a standout piece in any vintage book collection.
  • The writing in pencil on an inside page, as well as the book's overall aged look, adds to its vintage charm and collectible value.


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In Summation:

"The History of Pendennis Volume II" is more than just a book; it's a journey into the social and personal complexities of the Victorian era. Its hardcover format, original illustrations, and extensive narrative make it a prized addition to any vintage book collection.

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