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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury

by AUSTEN. JANE. ; Thomson. Hugh. Illustrates

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George Allen. London. 1894. FIRST HUGH THOMSON EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.4 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 101 fine engravings by Thomson. Several of the illustrations (about half of them) have been finely hand coloured by a skilled hand. A beautiful copy of the book, bound in an attractive early fine leather binding of half red morocco by Palmer, Howe and Company of Manchester, with their blind stamp on the front blank free endpaper. Spine with raised bands, the compartments ruled in blind, and decorated and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy of the scarce first Thomson edition in an attractive leather binding. --- Hugh Thomson illustrated this work for George Allen publishers before going on to illustrate the other Austen books for Macmillan & Co. -- More photos available on request.


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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. With a preface by George Saintsbury
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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...

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