Publisher: London: Henry Colburn, 1843.
Edition: The first extenisvely illustrated edition, the second edition overall, preceded by the first edition of earlier the same year which had only three frontpieces by Cruikshank.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 912; Cohn, Cruikshank, 19.
Condition: Binding a little rubbed; endpapers lightly foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 26919
DescriptionOctavo, later maroon half morocco, red cloth sides, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait, pictorial title, 18 plates and numerous vignettes in the text.
CommentsA.n.s. by Ainsworth, dated Nov. 3, 1843, tipped in on the front blank, to "My dear Mackinlay," approximately 100 words, discussing Ainsworth's recent return from Paris. ¶ From the library of San Francisco book collector Morgan A. Gunst.