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William Makepeace Thackeray

Author, Illustrator, Editor

(1811 - 1863)

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.



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Burlesques: Novels by Eminent Hands (1869)

Includes Jeames’s Diary, Adventures of Major Gahagan, A Legend of the Rhine, The History of the Next French Revolution, Cox’s Diary and Rebecca and Rowena.

There were many other editions in the collected works of Thackeray. But Doyle appears to have illustrated only Rebecca and Rowena.

Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
William Makepeace Thackeray

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The Cornhill Magazine (1861)

Richard Doyle contributed to this popular literary magazine during 1861 and 1862.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq (1898)

A romance of the early eighteenth century in Thackeray’s best style. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq (1956)

Orphaned Henry Esmond is brought up by his Jacobite relations, the Castlewoods.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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The Newcomes (1854)

A family saga culminating in the admirable Colonel Newcombe and his son Clive. In two volumes:

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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The Newcomes (1954)

A vast novel of the Victorian era that centers on Colonel Thomas Newcombe, his son Clive and their relations and friends. The Limited Editions Club version is in two volumes.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Rebecca and Rowena (1850)

Thackeray imagines what comes after the wedding of Ivanhoe and Rowena.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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The Rose and the Ring (1948)

A complicated tale of two princesses and two princes and the Fairy Blackstick.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
William Makepeace Thackeray

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Vanity Fair (1848)

A grand novel set at the time of the Napoleonic Wars and their aftermath featuring the heartless adventuress Becky Sharp. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): William Makepeace Thackeray
Illustrator(s): William Makepeace Thackeray

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