Smith's Amiration for Thackeray

Peter L. Shillingsburg, Professor of English, Mississippi State University

Note 22 to Chapter 3 of the author's Pegasus in Harness: Victorian Publishing and W. M. Thackeray, which University Press of Virginia published in 1992. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.

Smith recalled how in the early 1840s he had gone to a book auction to mark his catalogue with the prices realized in the sale; he found a copy of Thackeray's Paris Sketch Book, became engrossed, and missed all the prices (Huxley, p. 69).

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