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Facsimile of one page of one of the AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEMS
of GEORGE BORROW.
I A'BECKETT (Gilbert Abbott). The Almanack of the Month. A Review of Everything and Everybody.
With hundreds of humorous woodcuts by Richard Doyle.
FIRST EDITION. 2 vols., 12mo, COMPLETE IN THE 12 ORIGINAL PARTS, with all the pictorial wrappers and advertisements, uncut. London, Punch Office, 1846.
3 ADAM (Victor). Un an de la Vie d'un Jeune Homme Histoire Veritable en 17 Chapitres Ecrits par lui-même et Lithographies par VICTOR ADAM.
The set of 17 caricature lithographic plates.
W. H. AINSWORTH. 4 Cardinal Pole; or, The Days of Philip and Mary. An Historical Romance.
FIRST EDITION. 3 vols., post 8vo, original cloth, uncut
5 The Combat of the Thirty, from a Breton lay of the Fourteenth Century, with an introduction, comprising a new chapter of Froissart.
8vo, 32 pp., a very fine copy in the original printed green stiff paper
covers, uncut. London, Chapman and Hall, 1859. £12 105 * * * One of the scarcest of Ainsworth's writings.
Ainsworth (W. H.)--continued.
PRINTED FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION. 6 The Lancashire Witches. A Novel.
A Novel. By William Harrison Ainsworth. THE ACTUAL FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. 4to size, contemporary half calf.
London, Printed for Private Circulation only, 1849. £10 10s *** “ About the time 'The Lancashire Witches' completed its serial appearance in The Sunday Times,' Ainsworth had a few copies of the story printed off from the newspaper type, and these, bound in a volume with pages of two columns, he presented to his own friends; this was the first edition, and it is now exceedingly scarce.” (S. M. Ellis).
Comprising some 40 pp., 4to, dated 13th September, 1876.
£68 The complete manuscript (with the exception of a few leaves) of one of his famous
historical novels, period of the Civil War, and descriptive of the siege of Manchester; also the storming of Bolton, Lancaster, etc., but mainly dealing with the gallant defence of Lathom House, by Charlotte de la Tremouille, Countess of Derhy-hence the title of the story, “ The Leaguer of Lathom.”
8 The Leaguer of Lathom. A Tale of the Civil War in Lancashire.
FIRST EDITION. 3 vols., post Svo, original cloth.
£1 5s 9 Merrie England; or, Nobles and Serfs.
FIRST EDITION. 3 vols., post 8vo, original cloth, uncut.
£1 15s 10 The Miser's Daughter, a Tale.
With portrait of the Author, and 20 full-page etched plates by
The Third Edition (but the First Edition in Svo size), Svo, a re-
£7 10s 11 Old Saint Pauls: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire.
With illustrations by John Franklin.