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Jane Austen
Jane Austen EMMA 1896 Ill Hugh Thompson 1st ed thus, deluxe edition
Jane Austen EMMA 1896 Ill Hugh Thompson 1st ed thus, deluxe edition Jane Austen EMMA 1896 Ill Hugh Thompson 1st ed thus, deluxe edition Click images to enlarge Description Emma. Jane Austen. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Macmillan. 1896. First edition with Thomson illustrations. Illustrated with B&W drawings throughout. Red-maroon cloth with elaborate art nouveau gilt flower pattern to front and spine. Yellow peacock illustrated endpapers. All edges gilt. 8vo. [This is the deluxe version of this edition: the printing was made available by Macmillan in two different bindings. The deluxe was described by Macmillan as 'cloth elegant' in their advertisements and was sold at a premium the plainer binding.] Cover design and endpapers by A.A. Turbayne, who also crafted the design for the 'Peacock Edition' of 1894 illustrated by Thomson. His famous signature -- a monogram of an overlapping "A" and "T" at the bottom of the front board. The art noveau design of the covers are characteristic of his naturalistic designs of vines, flowers and leaves capturing something in their web. The endpapers represent Turbayne's signature motif: the elaborate Peacock design found in the famous Peacock edition, Grylll Grange, and the advertisements by Macmillan for their 'Peacock series.' Cloth retains excellent color, but with fading to edge. Gilt to front very bright and attractive. Touch of rubbing to corners, softening to corners. Light fading to spine cloth with some pulling to head. Tiny names inked and dated (1898) to ffep. Binding firm. Light offsetting to title and frontispiece from tissue g … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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