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PEG WOFFINGTON

By: [Thomson, Hugh (binding design and illustrations)]; Reade, Charles; Dobson, Austin (introduction)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 52

Condition: Very good


C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼ ”). pp. li; [298]. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of the titles surrounded by cherubs, butterflies and surmounted by a small portrait of Peg Woffington in gold on green cloth. Frontis. and over 70 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes. a.e.g.This novel is based on Charles Reade’s 1852 play “Masks and Faces, which has Marg... View more info

PEG WOFFINGTON

By: [Thomson, Hugh (binding design and illustrations)]; Reade, Charles; Dobson, Austin (introduction)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 431

Condition: Very good


First Thus. C8vo (7¼“ x 5¼ ”). pp. li; [298]. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Unsigned binding design by Hugh Thomson of the titles surrounded by cherubs, butterflies and surmounted by a small portrait of Peg Woffington in gold on green cloth. Frontis. and over 70 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes. a.e.g. This novel is based on Charles Reade’s 1852 play “Masks and Faces, w... View more info

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

By: [Thomson, Hugh (cover design and illustrations)]; Austen, Jane; Saintsbury,George (preface)

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: Near fine


C8vo (5” x 7 ”). 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 illiustrations - 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... View more info

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SILHOUETTEN

By: [Turbayne, Albert Angus and van Bommel, Elias Pieter (binding design)]; L. E. (pseudonym of Engelberts, Frauck Juliana Geertruyd Wilhelmina Constantia)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, van Holkema & Warendorf: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 609

Condition: very good


M8vo (6½" x 9"). pp. 280. Unsigned binding design in blue, green, yellow and black on smooth white cloth copied directly from the famous peacock poster advertising Macmillan's Illustrated Standard Novels designed by Albert Angus Turbayne. With repeating floral and crucifix patterned endpapers. A striking copy with some scratching to the design and foxing to the edges. Extremely scarce. View more info

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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)]; Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630

Condition: Very good


4to (7¼" x 10"). pp. 607 + 6 pp. publisher's advts. Unsigned binding design based on Gobel's illustration of Cleopatra's Galley at the Battle of Actium opposite page 556 with an Art nouveau style woven Dogwood floral border. Border design and titles in gilt on spine. Includes 32 full-page color illustrations after paintings by Warwick Gobel with captioned tissue guards. Buff endpapers illustrated with the pilgrims from the Canterbury tales in blue. t.e.g.A bri... View more info