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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Spendthrift: A Tale - with original letter laid in
Author:
Ainsworth, William Harrison
Place:
London
Publisher:
George Routledge
Date:
1857
Description:

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
Condition:
Light rubbing to extremities; light foxing to blanks at front and rear; about near fine.
 
Item number:
295039
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