Your basket (0)
Total: £0

The Novels of Jane Austen in richly decorated bindings: SENSE AND SENSIBLITY; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; MANSFIELD PARK; EMMA; NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION [The English Idylls series].

Details

Author:
Publisher:
Publisher Location:
London
Year Published:
1907
Edition:
First Edition Thus
Illustrator:
Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund)
ISBN:
Categories:
Inventory No:
030606

Condition

Overall:
Very Good
Dust jacket:
Binding:
Hardcover
Size:
8vo

£1395.00

Back Add to basket

Images

Description

A very good, bright, six-volume set in the publisher's pale-green cloth bindings with extravagent gilt-decoration to front board and spine (to Brock's design). Published between 1907 & 1909, (with the exception of Sense & Sensibilty which is not dated); each volume with a tissue-guarded, colour frontispiece plate and 23 further plates all after Charles Edmund Brock; decorative end papers and gilt top edges, other edges uncut. The bindings are unusually bright and clean with just a little rubbing to edges (Mansfied Park is perhaps not quite as bright as the rest). Contents very good and tight, end papers toned to a greater or lesser extent, Emma and P. & P. with very small contemporary inscriptions, Persuasion with a small, inconspicuous bookseller's embossed stamp to the front blank page, no foxing, internal hinges all good. A very good, bright set of this particularly attractive edition.

Other books that may interest you

THEOCRITUS, BION AND MOSCHUS Rendered Into English Prose
Beautifully bound in full dark green morocco, signed J. Adams, Manchester to the rear inside board, an arts and crafts style with two raised bands to the spine, lettering within gilt ruled frames, ext...
£28.80
THE FABLES OF AESOP Illustrated with 25 drawings in Colour By Edward J, Detmold.
This edition limted to seven hundred and fifty copies, numbered and signed by the artist of which this is No. 102. Unpaginated. 25 fine tipped-in colour illustrations by Detmold, all with captioned pa...
£783.00
THE PARISH REGISTERS OF RICHMOND, SURREY (Vols. I & II)
A superb two volume set in magnificant full red morocco bindings, extra gilt decorated. The first volume was published in 1903 and the second volume (Part II) was published in 1905; pp. vol. I: x, [2]...
£135.00