Jack Sheppard: A Romance
Jack Sheppard: A Romance


Jack Sheppard: A Romance

AINSWORTH, W[illiam] Harrison; CRUIKSHANK, George (Illus.)

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First published as a serial in Bentley's Miscellany from 1839 to 1840, the novel is based on the life of the 18th-century criminal Jack Sheppard. Includes signed letter from the author, possibly dated 1856.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Richard Bentley
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Date Published: 1839
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    3 vols.: viii, [4], 352; iv, 292; vi, 312 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece portrait and 27 b&w illustrations by George Cruikshank. Green cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. Hinges repaired in volume 1. Cloth at spine tail torn. Vols. 2 & 3 have softened spine ends and worn corners. Ink signatures on front pastedowns. Labels of former owner on front endpapers. Tear in Vol. 1 p. 10. Some internal spotting, esp. Vol. 1 pp. 15-55 & Vol. 3 pp. 25-27. Vol. 3 cracked at pp. 144-145. Frontispiece portrait a little loose.

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