The Chest of Cigars - From the Wagstaff Papers in the New Monthly Magazine of July, 1845 - William Makepeace Thackeray Christmas 1918 - Privately Printed, San Francisco - One of 250 copies One of 250 copies privately printed by John Henry Nash of San Francisco, for Thomas Nast Fairbanks.

With an introduction by Thomas’ father Charles Mason Fairbanks (1855-1920).

Containing a short story by Thackeray related to Mr Wagstaff by General Sir Goliah Gahagan H.E.I.C.S.
  Provenance: With a neatly written inscription to the rear endpaper.

Octavo (book size 23x14.8cm), pp. [14] 13 [9].

In publisher’s vellum backed patterned paper covered boards, spine lettered and decorated in black, top edge trimmed others untrimmed, some blank sheets unopened and uncut.
  Condition: Near fine, some toning and rubbing to the spine   Ref: 110290   Price: HK$ 2,000