Lot 10 of 338:
Ainsworth's Tower of London with Cruikshank illustrations  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Tower of London. A Historical Romance
Author:
Ainsworth, William Harrison
Place:
London
Publisher:
Richard Bentley
Date:
1840
Description:

xvi, 439 pp. 40 full-page steel-etchings (including frontispiece) and 58 wood-engraved illustrations within the text, all by George Cruikshank. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾"), rebacked in red calf retaining original half-leather marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

Cohn 14.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Gilt fading a bit at spine, some soiling and rubbing; front hinge starting, title page with minuscule chips and tears at fore-edge, mild foxing to plates, small chip at fore-edge of pp. 167-8; very good.
 
Item number:
309914
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