Publisher: London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 359; not in Wolff.
Condition: Some foxing and slight stains; very good copy in a handsome binding.
Book ID: 19729
Description2 vols, 12mo, 19th century red morocco, marbled sides, gilt decorations and lettering. Eight engraved plates by T. Dighton (one bound out of order). One page of publisher's ads in vol. 2.
Comments¶ A series of short sketches modeled on the popular tales by Washington Irving and others of that style, and an early work by Hood, published by the novelist-to-be, William Harrison Ainsworth, who was a more successful novelist than a publisher.