The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. William Harrison AINSWORTH.

The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

London: Richard Bentley, 1840. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 439, (1) pp. Later nineteenth century red half morocco over matching cloth boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to one panel and decorated to the others, endpapers and all edges marbled, old pictorial bookplate of a Reginald Dalton Pontifex to the front pastedown. Frontispiece, title vignette and 39 plates plus 58 wood engravings in the text. One gathering towards the rear slightly proud but still attached, a very good copy. Cohn, 14. Sadleir, 31. Wolff, 76a. With the three plates mentioned by Cohn in their first state. Item #27531

Price: £75.00

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