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The Constable De Bourbon By William Harrison Ainsworth
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 –... More > 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. While completing his legal studies in London he met the publisher John Ebers, at that time manager of the King's Theatre, Haymarket. Ebers introduced Ainsworth to literary and dramatic circles, and to his daughter, who became Ainsworth's wife.Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of 39 novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Harrison_Ainsworth< Less
The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45 By William Harrison Ainsworth
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 –... More > 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. While completing his legal studies in London he met the publisher John Ebers, at that time manager of the King's Theatre, Haymarket. Ebers introduced Ainsworth to literary and dramatic circles, and to his daughter, who became Ainsworth's wife.Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of 39 novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Harrison_Ainsworth< Less
Jack Sheppard, Vol. III (of III) A Romance By William Harrison Ainsworth
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was... More > a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience.Cruikshank was born in London. His father, Isaac Cruikshank, was one of the leading caricaturists of the late 1790s and Cruikshank started his career as his father's apprentice and assistant.His older brother, Isaac Robert, also followed in the family business as a caricaturist and illustrator. Cruikshank's early work was caricature; but in 1823, at the age of 31, he started to focus on book illustration. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cruikshank< Less
Windsor Castle By William Harrison Ainsworth
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The Windsor Castle Act (1848) was a piece of UK legislation that attempted to reform the land use and rights surrounding Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, notable for its role in creating the Home Park... More > around the modern castle.The act enacted various changes around Windsor in the light of the changing nature of Windsor Castle, the desire of Queen Victoria for greater privacy and the new railways being built in Berkshire at the time. Several new roads were to be built around the area, others sealed off, and two cast iron bridges built over the River Thames.The roads and bridges were built by 1850. The result was to turn the former royal estate called the Little Park around the castle into a more private estate, now called Home Park. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor_Castle_Act_1848 Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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