The Irish Sketch Book 1842. With Numerous Engravings on Wood. Drawn by the Author. London: Smith, Elder, 1865. New Edition. Pp xi, 415. Original half morocco marbled boards, spine with raised bands, titles stamped in gilt to compartments. A handsome copy. Written by William Makepeace Thackeray under the pseudonym M.A. Titmarsh 'The Irish Sketch Book' became a very well-known travel book and brought early success to Thackeray as a writer.