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    William H. Ainsworth. [George Cruikshank, illustrator]. The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. London: Richard Bentley, 1840. First edition (from monthly parts). Octavo. 439 pages. Three-quarter red morocco, gilt. Minor wear, else very good.

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    William H. Ainsworth. [George Cruikshank, illustrator]. The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. London: Richard Bentley, 1840.

    First edition, likely bound from the original monthly parts. Octavo. 439 pages. With engraved plates illustrated by Cruikshank.

    Three-quarter crushed red morocco over marbled boards by William Brown, gilt rules on covers, gilt extra on spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear, a bit of light toning and foxing, leaf with pages 47 and 48 bound out of order (after page 64), page number 295 printed as 592 in error. else very good.

     

     

     

     



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