MRS. PERKINS'S BALL. By W.A. Titmarsh [pseud]
No place (London): Smith, Elder, no date (1898?). Octavo, green decorated cloth stamped in gilt. pp (2), 46,  + frontispiece, illustrated title, and 20 other plates (one folding), with yellow backgrounds. Damp stain to inner front cover and upper inner corner of rear cover, both inside and out; covers a little bowed; page edges yellowed; text paper lightly toned; otherwise VG, tight and unworn, no owner names. Facsimile of the 1847 first edition.The first of Thackeray's Christmas books, a humorous tale with his own delightful illustrations.