W. Harrison Ainsworth

William Greatbach (1792-1878)

Issued November 1839


11 x 8.7 cm

Facing title-page in Jack Sheppard. A Romance, Volume One.

Jack Sheppard. A Romance by W. Harrison Ainsworth, Esqu., author of Rookwood, and Crichton. [November 1839]

"Upon my word, friend," said I, "you have almost made me long to try what a robber I should make." "There is a great art in it, if you did," quoth he. "Ah! but," said I, "there's a great deal in being hanged." — Life and Actions of Guzman d'Alfarache.

  • Title-page and frontispiece
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