Publisher: London: Richard Bentley, 1837.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wolff 45; not in Sadleir (who had a later illustrated edition); NCBEL III, 911.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 27439
Description3 vols, 8vo, contemporary red roan, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering. Half-titles in volumes one & three; lacking in two.
Comments¶ An uncommon work by the prolific novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, a historical tale based on the life of James "The Admirable" Crichton (1550-1585?), about whom many others have also written stories and plays, probably most famously J.M. Barrie.