Chapter 4

Photograph Photograph

Frontispiece and title page from Thackeray, Vanity Fair. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. HEW 12.7.3

The first complete edition of Vanity Fair (London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848).

After  Vanity Fair was finished, Bradbury & Evans offered a new publication of the complete novel in 1848. Thackeray presented this copy to English actor William Charles Macready, a fellow member of the Garrick Club.

HEW 12.7.3. Harry Elkins Widener collection.