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Pride and Prejudice
London: George Allen,, 1894. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, peacock feather with green morocco onlaid piece in each compartment separated by raised bands, front board elaborately gilt-blocked with peacock design and green morocco onlaid pieces, floral endpapers, decoration to turn-ins gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed. With numerous black and white illustrations throughout. A fine copy. First Thomson-illustrated edition, one of 250 large paper copies for Britain, with another 25 done for America. Thomson's "light touch and feeling for period manners provide a charming and accessible gloss to the author's work" (ODNB). Beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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