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    William Harrison Ainsworth. Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire. London: Hugh Cunningham, 1841. From the Library of Glenn Ford.

    First edition. Three uniformly bound octavo volumes. vi, 352; 334; 327 pages. With twenty plates illustrated by John Franklin.

    Contemporary green quarter leather binding and marbled boards. Titles stamped in gilt on morocco spine labels. Additional decoration stamped in blind and gilt in six compartments between five raised bands on the spine. Moderate wear to the corners and edges of boards. Light scuffing to marbled boards. Spine panels slightly darkened. Contents bright with only minor foxing to the preliminary pages. Very good condition. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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