Lot 3 of 459:
Historical tale of "The Admirable" Crichton  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Crichton

Author:
Ainsworth, William Harrison

Place:
London

Publisher:
Richard Bentley

Date:
1837

Description:

3 volumes. (8vo) 19x11½ cm (7½x4½"), period red roan, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering. First Edition.  

An uncommon work by the prolific novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, a historical tale based on the life of James "The Admirable" Crichton (1550-1585?), about whom many others have also written stories and plays, probably most famously J.M. Barrie. Wolff 45; not in Sadleir (who had a later illustrated edition); NCBEL III, 911.  


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Edges a little rubbed; half-titles in volumes one and three but lacking in two, some light foxing; a very good copy.


 
Item number:
291798
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