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Author: Ainsworth, William Harrison
Title: The Tower of London. A Historical Romance
Place Published: London
Publisher:Richard Bentley
Date Published: 1840
Description:


xvi, 439 pp. 40 full-page steel-etchings (including frontispiece) and 58 wood-engraved illustrations within the text, all by George Cruikshank. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾"), rebacked in red calf retaining original half-leather marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.



Cohn 14.

Condition

Gilt fading a bit at spine, some soiling and rubbing; front hinge starting, title page with minuscule chips and tears at fore-edge, mild foxing to plates, small chip at fore-edge of pp. 167-8; very good.

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Ainsworth's Tower of London with Cruikshank

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 21, 2019
Starting Bid $100
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