Guy Fawkes; or the Gunpowder Treason - An Historical Romance

Guy Fawkes; or the Gunpowder Treason - An Historical Romance

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Authors

Ainsworth, W. Harrison

Illustrators

Cruikshank, George

Publishers

Richard Bentley

Reference

274

Three volumes complete - Volume One - xvi, 304pp; Volume Two - iv, 308pp and Volume Three - iv, 358pp, [2]. Rebound in full morocco by Morrell, raised bands, spines divided into six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and volume number to third, each panel framed with gilt double fillet, with dog-tooth roll to top and bottom, central floral sprig, with corner pieces and small stars and roundels, covers bordered with gilt triple fillet, edges with double fillet and inner edges with elaborate gilt rolls, t.e.g. Spines faded, very minor rubbing. Light foxing to fore-edges, text and plates generally bright and clean. Previous owners' (Alfred Acland) bookplate to front pastedown. Volume one has seven engravings, volume two also seven and volume three eight, all by George Cruikshank, half-title in volume one only (as called for). Binding is by Morrell, with the original cloth bound in at the rear of each volume. Sadleir 13, Wolff, 51 and Cohn 16

Size

8vo

Condition

Good+

Binding

Full Morocco

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1841

Edition

First Edition

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