Item Description: Chapman & Hall, London, 1862. Half leather. Book Condition:Good. No Jacket. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1862 based on the date at the end of Dedication,Leather extremities rubbed but binding sound, Five (5) books in one volume. Book I: Guildhall; Book II: The City Mall; Book III: Tradescant: Book IV: The Mansion House and Book V: Easter Monday. This historical novel begins in Book I -- "Lord Mayor's Day, a Hundred Years Ago. On the ninth of November, 1761, there was great jubilation in the City of London. ." These books were published in a small format & meant to be sold to travellers. 387 pp As with several of Ainsworths works this is an historical novel but the descriptions and explanations of ceremony and traditions remain today. Sent boxed,tracked and insured.