The Works of Jane Austen; Illustrated by Charles E. Brock. Jane AUSTEN.
The Works of Jane Austen; Illustrated by Charles E. Brock
The Works of Jane Austen; Illustrated by Charles E. Brock

The Works of Jane Austen; Illustrated by Charles E. Brock

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1950. First Thus. Octavo, uniformly bound by Karen McGuire in half leather over blue boards, blind tooled borders, gilt devices on the spines and lettering in gilt on red leather title and author panels, new cream endpapers.

Pride and Prejudice, pp. v, (1), 337, 16 full colour plates as called for. Mark at the head of p.2, black ink dot on last page obscuring the second letter 'e' in the word 'resentment'.
Sense and Sensibility, pp. xv, (1), 322, 16 full colour plates as called for. Small expert paper repairs at the foot of the title page and p. v. Slight fox mark to the half-title.
Northanger Abbey, pp. xiv, (2), 211, 16 full colour plates as called for. Light foxing to the half title, single foxmark on pp. 1 and 3.
Mansfield Park, pp. v, (1), 414, 16 full colour plates as called for. Title page lightly creased.
Emma, pp. v, (1), 427, 16 full colour plates as called for. Light foxing to the first vi pages.
Persuasion, pp. v, (1), 219, 16 full colour plates as called for. Light foxing to the half title. Item #792

This mid-twentieth century collection of Jane Austen is notable for the charmingly romantic illustrations by Brock and the fine binding by McGuire.

Price: $1,500.00

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