Lot 62 of 399:
Two finely bound novels by W.H. Ainsworth  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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$200 - $300

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

Author:
Ainsworth, William Harrison

Place:
London

Publisher:
George Routledge and Sons

Date:
[1856]; [1880]

Description:

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

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


 
Item number:
305955a
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