The Tower of London. A Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
First Edition. London, Richard Bentley, 1840. Size. XVI, 439 pages with 40 engraved plates and 58 black and white textual illustrations by George Cruikshank. Original Hardcover (Later 19th century half leather with gilt lettering on spine). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Corners a little stronger rubbed. Overall very firm binding. Portrait of William Harrison Ainsworth added to this edition (not called for). The portrait of Ainsworth attached to pastedown. Plates and text-illustrations overall in very good condition. Only few plates with minor tears. A very nice copy.