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Holybourne Rare Books

Austen, Jane.

Pride and Prejudice

Austen, Jane.

Pride and Prejudice George Allen, Ltd. London. 1894 1894


With an introduction by George Saintsbury. Original dark green publisher's cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. Ornate gilt peacock design to the upper cover and spine. All edges gilt; original dark slate green endpapers. 476 pp.; numerous line drawings by Hugh Thomson. First edition of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Lacking frontispiece.VG+, showing some minor bumping and small bump to the top of the spine. Internally , aside from some foxing to the blanks and half title, small dark marks to the top edge of half title and title, ink name to half title, clean (slight foxing to half title) and bright with no further ink marks or writing. The hinges are in excellent order. Very slight spine lean. Overall a pleasing and bright example of this attractive edition. 10664