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

Windsor Castle: An Historical Romance

London: Henry Colburn, 1843. First Edition thus. The "New Edition" The first fully illustrated edition of Ainsworths' Gothic recitation of the story of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. See Sadleir 32 for three volume edition which only mentions three plates by Cruikshank. Ellis's bibliography indicates that the one volume edition contain all of Cruikshank's illustrations that originally appeared when Windsor Castle appear in Ainsworth's Magazine.

xii, 324pp. Ellis pg. 367. Cohn 20.
Very good in full morocco with tooled gilt decoration and raised spine bands. Item #148

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