London, George Allen: 1894
London: George Allen, 1894. First edition. C8vo (7 3/8" x 5”). pp. 476.
Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of a peacock perched on a sundial in full display in gold on smooth green cloth, with feathers filling the entire cover and surrounding the titles; spine with titles and scattered peacock feather motifs; a.e.g.
Includes 160 illustrations - from full page to amusing allegorical chapter heads and tail pieces, to charming and sometimes emblematic historiated initial caps; a.e.g.
The first fully illustrated edition of Pride and Prejudice as prior editions had front... View More...