Author:Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

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The Star-Chamber An Historical Romance (1854)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Co.: 1875

Seller ID: VN0837

Condition: Good


First One-Volume and Illustrated Edition. Rebound in mid-C19th red binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Rubbed on spine ends, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, a little light foxing, good. View more info

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Jack Sheppard. A Romance (1839)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1839

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2566

Condition: Fair


Three volumes uniformly bound in maroon leather over marbled boards; top edges gilt; raised bands on spines; brown endpapers. Light scuffing, otherwise bindings clean and tight and in very good condition. However the portrait frontispiece in volume I and 2 plates in volume III are missing; some other plates have been repaired and some laid on later paper. A little foxing. With these faults only a fair to good set. Heavy: will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Rookwood: A Romance (1834)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 88002

Condition: Good


Bentley's Standard Novels, No LX. Series half-title, frontispiece and vignette title page (all dated 1837) precede printed title page. Original maroon cloth, with black title labels on spine. Spine sunned to brown, small chips to edges of labels, small knock on bottom edge of rear board, owner's name stamp on endpapers, good. Sadleir's binding style A. View more info

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Guy Fawkes. An Historical Romance (1841); Jack Sheppard. A Romance (1839); Tower Hill (1871); Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance (1843)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1895

Seller ID: 91058

Condition: Good


Four paperback volumes bound as one (without original wrappers) in late C19th maroon leather over crimson, cloth-covered boards; green marbled endpapers. Corners rubbed, small chips/rubbing at head of spine, light foxing, undated inscription on blank prelim, good. View more info

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St James's: or, The Court of Queen Anne. An Historical Romance (1844)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1890

Seller ID: 02304

Condition: Very Good


Florin Library/Author's Copyright edition. Undated, c1890. Frontispiece original grey cloth with "Routledge's Florin Library" blindstamped on front board; patterned endpapers. Spine tips bumped/scuffed, a little light foxing, very good. View more info

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The Constable of the Tower (1861)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1862

Seller ID: 02229

Condition: Good


Original blindstamped purple cloth; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, small chips to cloth at foot of spine, light foxing, undated signature facing title page, good. View more info

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Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance (1843)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1844

Edition: First European Edition

Seller ID: VN0616

Condition: Very Good


Mid-C19th green cloth, lettered in gilt. Bound without series half-title. dated 1844 on title page but possibly a later issue. lightly scuffed on spine ends, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Constable of the Tower (1861)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 00369

Condition: Good


Undated, unillustrated reprint, c1900. Original crimson cloth, with blindstamped pattern on front board and illustration of Windsor Castle in gilt. A little scuffed, inner joint papers lightly cracking (but joints tight), good. Scarce. Ainsworth had a habit of giving different novels similar titles. Thus The Constable of the Tower is quite different from The Constable de Bourbon and also different (although it shares a setting) from either the oft-reprinted The Tower of ... View more info

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Preston Fight; or, The Insurrection of 1715 (1875)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 03590

Condition: Good


[Reprint]: undated (c1887). Original scarlet cloth on bevelled boards, framed and lettered in black on front board, lettered and ruled in gilt on spine; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Lightly sunned with rubbing at head of spine, signature (1887) on prelims, good. View more info

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The Constable of the Tower (1861)

By: Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1862

Seller ID: 03663

Condition: Good


Third Edition. Original blindstamped purple cloth; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, small chip to cloth at foot of spine, light foxing, undated signatures on prelims, good. Ainsworth produced a number of novels with confusingly similar titles: this novel is NOT The Tower of London, NOR Tower Hill, but it is, like the other two, set in the reign of Henry VIII. View more info

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Rookwood; The Miser's Daughter; Christmas Day; and How It Was Spent by Four Persons in the House of Fograss, Fograss, Mowton, and Snorton, Bankers

By: Several Authors: W. Harrison Ainsworth, Christian Le Ros [ie William Sorrell]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Geo. Routledge: 1854

Seller ID: VN2245

Condition: Good


Rookwood by Ainsworth: Twelfth Thousand, Chapman & Hall, 1850. Bound with: The Miser's Daughter by Ainsworth: Fourteenth Thousand, Chapman & Hall, 1850, with Frontispiece of author. Bound with Christmas Day by Le Ros: First Edition, Geo Routledge, 1854, illustrated by Phiz. Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th grey green cloth, with printed paper label on spine. Corners bumped, label partly worn away (see photo) date stamps on endpapers, good. Two historical romances ... View more info