The Vault

Sir John Gilbert, R. A.

1878

Wood-engraving

14 x 9.5 cm, vignetted

Facing page 2 in W. H. Ainsworth's Rookwood: A Romance (1882 edition).

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

Let me know, therefore, fully the intent
Of this thy dismal preparation —
This talk fit for a charnel. — Webster.

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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