Lot 4 of 459:
W.H. Ainsworth, The Spendthrift w/original letter  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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The Spendthrift: A Tale - with original letter laid in

Ainsworth, William Harrison


George Routledge



v, 332 pp. Frontispiece and seven plates by Hablot K. Browne, original cloth spine and front cover bound in the rear. (8vo) 22x14 cm (8¾x5½"), brown half morocco and marbled  boards by Riviere, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. First Edition.

Ainsworth's autograph is tipped on to the front paste-down, below an engraved portrait. Handwritten letter with envelope by Ainsworth laid in, dated Jan. 13, 1863, to a Mr. A. Vogue, responding kindly to his request for Ainsworth's autograph.


Lot Amendments

Light rubbing to extremities; light foxing to blanks at front and rear; about near fine.

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