Windsor Castle : An Historical Romance. First Illustrated Edition.


AINSWORTH, William Harrison. Windsor Castle : An Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot. With designs on wood, by W. Alfred Delamotte. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, MDCCCXLIII [1843]. FirstIllustrated Edition. Pp. (8),[iii]-x,(2),[1]-324,(4), frontispiece, + 18 l eaves of plates, illustrated title page, with original red cloth boards andspine sewn into the binding. With several wood engravings to text. 8vo, re bound in half red morocco, with marbled boards, marbled cloth-covered endpapers, gilt tooled bands to front board, gilt decoration, five raised bands,and gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. A historical novel documenting the rise and fall of Henry VIII's infatuation with Anne Boleyn. Some wear to outer hinges, light brown toning to the edges of some plates, bookplate to front pastedown, else a very good, bright, smart copy. 250.00

Title: Windsor Castle : An Historical Romance. First Illustrated Edition.

Author Name: AINSWORTH, William Harrison. JOHANNOT, Tony. CRUIKSHANK, George. DELAMOTTE, W. Alfred.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Henry Colburn, Publisher, London, 1843,:

Seller ID: 103037

Keywords: LITERATURE UNITED KINGDOM LITERARY SHORT STORY FICTION STORIES ENGLISH BRITISH BINDING,