Presentation Copy (1841)

William Harrison Ainsworth

Guy Fawkes; or, The gunpowder treason. An historical romance. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. In three volumes.

Published: London: Richard Bentley,

Date: 1841

3 vols.

Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns: C Harcourt G Wood.

Inscribed by the author at the head of the title of vol. 1: To, Gilbert Winter, Esquire, with the author’s kind regards. Gilbert Winter was a friend of Ainsworth’s father, after whom Ainsworth’s brother, Thomas Gilbert Ainsworth, was named. Gilbert Winter’s signature to head of title of vol. 2. A very good association copy.

Vols 1 & 3 expertly re-backed. Light foxing to prelims.


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