Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance. William Harrison. George Cruikshank Ainsworth.
Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance.
Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance.

Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance.

London: Henry Colburn, 1844. New edition. Hardcover. 8vo, x, (2), 324pp. Engraved frontis, engraved title page, 18pp engraved plates, (14 by Cruikshank, the balance by Tony Johannot), and 87 woodcuts in text by W. Alfred Delamotte, top edge gilt. Period full calf binding, spine in six compartments, raised bands, elaborately gilt decorated, red title & date labels, green author label. Gilt rules on boards, gilt inner & outer dentelles, marbled endpapers. A very pleasant copy, extreme edges lightly rubbed, some plates and engraved title are foxed at edges. A very good copy. Second one volume edition. This book was first published in original parts, then in a three volume edition with only the illustrated frontispieces, and in 1843 in a one-volume, fully-illustrated edition. This 1844 edition uses the same illustrations as the 1843 edition. See Cohn 19. Very good overall. Item #9245

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