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AUSTEN, Jane.
Pride and Prejudice, with a preface by George Sainsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson.
George Allen. 1894. Half title, front. & India Proof illus. within text. Half brown crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. v.g. Gilson E78, the first edition illustrated by Thomson. Issued in the famous 'peacock' binding and also in a plain blue cloth; this large paper edition, published simultaneously, is one of 250 copies printed for England and 25 copies for America. Loosely inserted is a printed notice stating that 'The original drawings by Mr. Hugh Thomson, for this edition of Pride and Prejudice, are for sale at The Fine Art Society's 148, New Bond St., London. N.B. They are drawn on a much larger scale than the reproductions. Particulars will be sent on application.' [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers [London, United Kingdom]
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