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Two finely bound novels by W.H. Ainsworth  

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Jack Sheppard, A Romance [with] The Star-Chamber: An Historical Romance

Ainsworth, William Harrison


George Routledge and Sons

[1856]; [1880]


2 volumes. (8vo) 21.8x14.5 (8½x5¾"), uniformly bound at Brentanos in red half-morocco with marbled paper-covered boards, top edges gilt. Comprising:

  • Jack Sheppard: A Romance, [1856]. With 27 steel-etched plates by George Cruikshank.
  • The Star-Chamber: An Historical Romance. With 8 leaves of plates by Hablot Knight Browne, a.k.a Phiz.

Featuring work by two of the most eminent British illustrators of the time, George Cruikshank and Phiz.

Lot Amendments

Hints of sunning to spines and edges; mild toning to leaves; near fine.

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