By: Ainsworth, William Harrison
London, Gibbings & Company, Limited: 1902
Seller ID: 000695
Condition: Very Good
Red cloth stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt. Boards are clean and square with mild wear at extremities. Spines slightly sun faded. Lovely stamped Art Nouveau blank book plates in front end papers. Tanning in end papers and pages lightly toned from age. Sound bindings. Volume I is 282 pages and Volume II is 270 pages. Four photogravures in each volume from the original etchings by George Cruikshank. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. His first success as a writer came with Rookw... View More...