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Ainsworth, (W. H.)—continued. 12 Rookwood; a Romance.
With portrait of the Author after Maclise, and 12 full-page etchings by George Cruikshank.
FIRST EDITION. Post 8vo, original cloth, uncut.
London, 1836. £1.7 17s * * * With two A.L.S.’s of Ainsworth inserted.
13 Rookwood. Another Copy. FIRST EDITION. Post 8vo, in the original cloth, uncut (repaired). London, 1836. £9 10S
SPECIAL COPY. 14 The Tower of London: A Historical Romance. A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION BOUND FROM THE PARTS.
Illustrated with the 4o Etchings and 58 Woodcuts by George Cruikshank, and with five of the Front Wrappers from the Original Monthly Parts, and the Notices issued with Numbers 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 13. Several of the plates are in two (one in three) states, showing variations in the engravings.
Thick 8vo, contemporary half morocco binding, uncut.
*** The following are the plates which are in duplicate showing the variations:–
Queen Jane's Entrance into the Tower. First and Second State.
15 Windsor Castle: An Historical Romance.
Portrait of the Author, and 18 etched plates by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot, and numerous woodcuts by W. A. Delamotte.
FIRST 8vo EDITION, calf gilt, m. e. London, 1843. $1 5s Ainsworth (W. H.)—continued.
16 Windsor Castle. DELAM0TTE (W. A.). 134 Pencil Sketches made by Delamotte, whilst he was engaged in illustrating Ainsworth's Windsor Castle, including Sketches of the Grand Entrance; Anne Page's Home; Poor Knights; St. George's Chapel; Norman Gate; Round Tower; Caesar's Tower; Cloisters; Henry VIIIth's Tower; Home Park; Herne's Oak, &c., &c., some of which are initialed “W. H. A[“ insworth ''] neatly mounted in royal 8vo vol., half russia. £9 9s
(See also under Sporting.) 17 A Touch at the Fine Arts. 12 full-page coloured plates by Henry Alken, with descriptive text.
FIRST EDITION. Imperial 8vo, half red morocco, uncut, t. e. g., with the original paper label bound in at end.
London, McLean, 1824. £7 10s
18 A Touch at the Fine Arts. Another Copy.
Illustrated by 12 plates (in colours), with descriptions, by Henry
Imperial 8vo, original red printed boards. London, 1824. £7 10s
I 8a British Proverbs.
10 Illustrations to Popular Songs.
43 large coloured plates by Henry Alken, containing a large number of humorous sketches, both sporting and social.
Oblong 4to, in the original boards, with printed label on side.
2O Scrap Book.
Oblong 4to, cloth. London, McLean, 1823-4. £10 10s
Symptoms. 12 plates. Flowers from Nature. 6 plates.
Vignette title, and 41 plates, containing numerous humorous col-
FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to, half morocco.
2 I Symptoms of Being Amused.
42 coloured plates, containing 192 humorous sketches, with witty
Also the VERY RARE SERIES of 12 COLOURED PLATES, containing some
* * * EXCEEDINGLY RARE IN COMPLETE STATE AS ABOVE. The Sketches depict
22 Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man, depicted in 7 spirited coloured plates.
23 alongham (William). Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland. A Modern
Post 8vo, original cloth. London, 1864. £2 2s
*** T RESENTATION Copy from THE AUTHOR, witH INSCRIPTION BY HIM ON HALF-TITLE:
24 ANEGDOTES. The Tickler, or Monthly Compendium of Good Things in
* * * Containing Anecdotes, Bon Mots, Blunders, Epigrams, Humour, Puns, etc.
- Ramsay (George). A New Encyclopaedia of Anecdotes, illustra-
With Coloured Frontispiece illustrating 16 Scenes, Sporting and
MAT THEW ARNOLD.
. . A Type Facsimile Reprint on Vellum of the Original Edition pub-
8vo, original vellum, uncut.
London, Privately Printed, 1893. £6 6s
* * * ONE of FIVE copies PRINTED ENTIRELY ON VELLUM.
27 Alaric at Rome. - -
28 Cromwell; A Prize Poem, Recited in the Theatre, Oxford, June 28, 1843.
29 Empedocles on Etna, and other Poems. By A.
FIRST EDITION. 12mo, original cloth, uncut.
3 I Friendship's Garland, being the Conversations, Letters, and Opinions of
32 Friendship's Garland. Another Copy.
* * * PRESENTATION Copy from THE AUTHOR, witH INscRIPTION (by the RECIPIENT) on title-PAGE:—
London, Privately Printed, 1891. £3. 3s One of 25 copies printed.
BOUND AT THE DOVES BINDERY. 34 Poems.
vols., post 8vo, bound by Cobden Sanderson as the Doves Binder y, in full green levant morocco extra, gold line and dots on side, floreated gilt back, inside denselle, and corner fleurons.
London, 1895. £10 10s
35 The Strayed Reveller, and Other Poems. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, original cloth, uncut. London, B. Fellowes, 1849. £5 5S
36 ASHBY-STERRY (J.). Cucumber Chronicles, a Book to be taken in
Slices. FIRST EDITION. Post 8vo, original cloth, t. e. g. London, 1887. - £2 2s *** Presentation Copy from the Author to Austin Dobson, with inscription on titlepage:–
“To Austin Dobson
Inserted is an Autograph Letter of Ashby-Sterry to Dobson, 1 page, 8vo.
37 — The Lazy Minstrel. Frontispiece. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, original cloth, uncut, t. e. g. London, 1886. £1 1s *** Presentation Copy from the Author to Frederick Locker, with inscription on title-page:—
“To Frederick Locker-Lampson,
and inserted are two interesting Autograph Letters of J. Ashby-Sterry, in one of which he writes:—
“I have ventured to send you a copy of my new book, ‘The Lazy Minstrel'.” etc. With Frederick Locker's small “Jester ’’ bookplate inside cover.