Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

£1,250

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Ref. 116835   Edition. Reprint

Illustrated By: Hugh Thomson

Published By: George Allen 1906 (London)

A 1906 printing of the very desirable Peacock edition of Pride, ornately decorated with detailed gilt peacock feathers to the front and spine. Replete with delicate illustrations by Hugh Thomson, one of the Victorian era's most prominent book illustrators especially well known for his sensitive renderings of scenes from Austen's works. The condition is as follows. Lovely, bright gilt to front with minimal wear. Top edge gilt. The bottom right corner bumped. The spine uniformly faded to a chestnut brown. Slight chipping and wear to head of spine. Back cover with a little fading to RHS. Spine lean. Subtle tanning to ffep and bfep. Bright, clean title page with brilliantly defined wording, facing frontispiece entitled 'Reading Jane's Letters.' Printed dedication within from Hugh Thomson, as was popular for the period. Clean and bright within. Textblock separates between p.192/3.Overall, this is a fantastic copy of a very sought-after, pictorial-cover copy of Pride, and a wonderful chance to secure a Peacock edition. One of the most iconic versions of Pride ever issued. 

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

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