Frontispiece: Turpin Leaping the Cart

Sir John Gilbert, R. A.

1878

Wood-engraving

14 x 9.5 cm, vignetted

Frontispiece for W. H. Ainsworth's Rookwood: A Romance.

In one volume, with illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. London: George Routledge and Sons, Broadway, Ludgate Hill; New York: 416 Broome Street.

“I see how Ruin, with palsied hand
Begins to shake our ancient house to dust.” — Yorkshire Tragedy.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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