Lightwood at Last.

Lightwood at Last

Marcus Stone

Wood engraving by Dalziel

13.8 cm high x 9.3 cm wide, vignetted (facing p. 658).

Stone's illustration for Book 4, "A Turning," Chapter 12, "The Passing Shadow," appeared in the October, 1865, instalment.

The moment realized brings together the Rokesmiths and Mortimer Lightwood, a meeting that John Rokesmith and the novelist have both endeavoured to put off for as long as possible. The London street scene captured in the thirty-eighth illustration is established at the very opening of the chapter

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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