Tales Of Other Days
J.Y.A (AKERMAN, JOHN YONGE)
London: Effingham Wilson, 1830. First edition. Leather Bound. Fine. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. 8vo. Now bound in whole brown calf, solid gilt edges, with facsimile of Cruikshanks signature in the center of the front board. Lettered in gilt on the front board and spine. Six spine compartments, elaborately decorated with red leather backgrounds for the title and illustrator. Inner dentelles front and back with marlbed endpapers. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe and signed by them. Six full page woodcuts and a vignette on the title page. Contains "The Magic Phial, or An Evening at Delft; A Tale of the Civil Wars; Friar Rush; Ghysbrecht, the Free-Lance; The Three Suitors; The Fifth of November; A Tale of the Low Countries; Trial by Battle; The Castle Of Stauffenberg; The Brothers; Roger Clevelly; Haviland Hall." Some minor foxing to the blank preliminaries. Housed in a slip-case. Cohn, #23, pp13-14.