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AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817), [BROCK, C E , illustrator]
[Complete Novels of Jane Austen] Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion
London: Macmillan and Co., 1920-1929. [Classic Literature] FINELY BOUND ILLUSTRATED SET, later impressions thus. Complete in five volumes. Octavo (19 x 13 x 13cm), pp.[2] xvi; 342 [2]; pp.[2] xxx; 352 [2]; pp.xviii; 429 [3]; pp.[2] xviii; 437 [7]; pp.[2] xvi; 444 [2]. With frequent engraved illustrations by Brock, including frontispieces to each volume. Recent navy half calf with gilt titles to red labels, further gilt decoration to spines, and blue cloth over boards. Top edges gilt. Final leaf of 'Pride and Prejudice' browned; 'Emma' and 'Northanger Abbey and Persuasion' slightly toned throughout. Lovely clean copies, trimmed and attractively re-bound. Very good. A fine set reprinted from the Pocket Classics edition of 1902, with Brock's highly regarded illustrations.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books [United Kingdom]
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