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Author Name:    Ainsworth, William Harrison

Title:   The Miser's Daughter: A Tale [Vol. I + II + III, Complete; First Edition, A. Edward Newton's copy, Oak Knoll, with his book plates]

Binding:   Decorative Cloth

Book Condition:   VG-

Jacket Condition:   N/A

Edition:   First Edition

Size:   8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Publisher:   London Cunningham and Mortimer 1842

Illustrator:   George Cruikshank

Seller ID:   034020

Complete in three (3) volumes, as originally issued ("three-decker" format), uniformly bound in original brown publisher's cloth, all covers decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels, deckled text block edges. Ex-libris book plate of A. Edward Newton, Oak Knoll mounted on front pastedown of each volume. viii,296 + iv,291 + iv,311 pp., illus. w/ a total of (20) engraved plates by George Cruikshank. First edition in book form, after initial serialization in Ainsworth's Magazine. Moderate shelf wear, but complete and fully intact. All volumes with slight but not objectionable binding leans, rubbed corners showing at least some exposure, several corners layered, mild rubbing to spine extremities and a bit of surface rubbing to cover cloth. Several hinges starting, all bindings firm. Collated and complete, with all plates present and intact, and properly placed (final two, locations not specified on list of illustrations, occur at pp. 212 and 308 of Vol. III), several displaying slight to moderate foxing, with tissue guards in Vol. I only. Vol. I front pastedown shows original binder's tag of Runting & Jeffcoat, East Harding Street, mounted at bottom binding corner. Originally catalogued as lot #3 in the 1941 three-volume catalog of Newton's library auctioned by Parke-Bernet, where described as "a few plates slightly foxed. . . . original cloth, uncut; covers slightly stained, somewhat worn, a few pages lightly foxed." Respectably preserved, solid VG slightly downgraded due to exposed corners (a "mere" cosmetic issue), with a most desireable provenance.

Ainsworth A. Edward Newton Oak Knoll Daylesford Philadelphia



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