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Austen, Jane
Pride and Prejudice Peacock Edition GREEN CLAMSHELL
, 1894 Illustrated by: : HUGH THOMSON Published by GEORGE ALLEN Binding: HB GREEN Size: 6 X 9 476 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD+ very bright gold gilt line elaborate gilt stamped decorated design Peacock Edition illustrated by Hugh Thomson George Allen 1895 on green cloth no signs of sun exposure, foundation of corners ever so slightly frayed.Previous owners name on top of title page, pencil markings on of front endpaper and hand written date of 1895. Front corner frayed. inner seams of endpapers beginning to tear. Hinges still strong. Book housed in a cloth bound custom made clamshell box with matching leather spine. gilt lettered spine pride and prejidice, Jane Austen to protect the beautiful condition of the most desired issue. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. IT HAS BEEN REPUBLISHED BY OVER 100 PUBLISHERS since the 1813 first edition. This Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Peacock Edition illustrated by Hugh Thomson George Allen FIRST EDITION 1894. Original dark green Cloth; an elaborate gilt decorative front cover of a fully blossomed peacock perched on a gilt sun dial; gilt title on the front cover; gilt title with gilt blooms ; Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all, All edges gilt. Preface by George Saintsbury. The George Allen published 1894 thru 1906 editions are the most desirable copies of Pride and Prejudice published other than the original 1813 three volume first edition by Egerton which brings 5 figures in today's market. A relative unknown illustrator Hugh Thompson was an Irish Illustrator born at Coleraine near Derry. he … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, US]
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