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Austen, Jane
Pride and Prejudice I OF 275 COPIES
LONDON, 1894 Illustrated by: : HUGH THOMPSON Published by GEORGE ALLEN RUSKIN HOUSE Edition: LIMITED ED Binding: LEATHER BOUND GREEN Size: 8 X 10 476 Pages Topic: Literature & Fiction Overall Condition is: GOOD REPRINT OF THE FAMOUS PEACOCK EDITION FIRST ILLUSTRATED Thompson Edition WITH 160 LINE DRAWINGS, Printed on copyright page: One of 275 Large Paper copies for Britain, with another 25 done for America. After title page is a facsimile inscription : To J. Comyns Carr, In acknowledgment of all I owe to his friendship and advice, these illustrations are gratefully inscribed. Hugh Thomson. THUS THIS IS ONE OF 275 COPIES. The top fore edge gold gilt. 476 Pages (8 X 10 INCHES) Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all (printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thomson printed on Unbleached Arnold paper, and gilt lettering on 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER SPINE. THIS COPY HAS A GREEN LEATHER BINDING IS SIGNED BY HAVING a small identification stamp in gold gilt G P PUNTAM'S SON on the front leather inner board bottom. Rear leather inner board at bottom stamped in gold gilt The Knickerbocker Press. . I assume this copy which measures 7.25 x 10.25 inches and the Ruskin copies all have measured 5 x 7.5 inches OUR COPY MAY BE THE AMERICAN Market lovely copy of this scarce limited OVERSIZE 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER HARDBACK issue of the first Hugh Thomson edition. Bottom 1/4 inch of spine chewed to the point of missing. Triangular 3/4 inch section of leather missing from bottom front left cover . more images upon request. I HAVE FAILED … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
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