THACKERAY William Makepeace The Students' Quarter or, Paris Five-and-Thirty Years Since
John Camden Hotten (1874)
original cloth, spine bumped sunned and a trifle chipped, corners rubbed, illustrated with five hand-coloured plates, publisher's catalogue dated May 1874, fore edge spotted, good. first edition; second issue with Chatto & Windus at the base of the spine; JCH died in 1873 before this book was published. At that time Chatto was his assistant, and he purchased the publishing business and the stock with Windus, selling the bound copies to an American dealer. Chatto and Windus then bound the remaining sheets, with Hotten's name on the titlepage, in cloth with their name on the covers (Van Duzer); first edition; 202 pages;
£55.00