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THOMSON, Hugh (illus.);. AUSTEN, Jane
The Works. With an introduction by Austin Dobson.
London:, Macmillan and Co., 1925-26. London:, Macmillan and Co.,, 1925-26. 5 volumes, small octavo (169 x 10 6mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, matching cloth boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. With black and white illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Small number sticker to front pastedown of Emma, a touch of rubbing to the joints, an excellent set. A handsomely bound set of the Illustrated Pocket Classics. Hugh Thomson was one of the most notable book illustrators of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and his illustrations for Jane Austen's novels remain widely regarded as classics in the field.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]

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