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(THOMSON, Hugh.) AUSTEN, Jane.

Pride and Prejudice....

With a Preface by George Saintsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

Availability: In stock

Published: London George Allen, 1894

Stock Code: 130816

£6,750
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First Thomson-illustrated edition, large paper issue, one of 250 copies released in England; a further 25 copies were released in the US. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB).

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Description

Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in grey morocco, titles to spine gilt, peacock feather with burgundy morocco onlaid piece in each compartment separated by raised bands, front board elaborately gilt-blocked with peacock design and burgundy morocco onlaid pieces, burgundy endpapers, decoration to turn-ins gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

With 101 fine line illustrations printed onto fine tissue paper and mounted onto the page.

Condition

A fine copy.

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