Austen, Jane


Lovely 10 volume set published by M. M. Dent, London, Color illustrations, by Charles E. and Henry M. Brock. The Brock brothers were fans of Austen's period and devoted themselves to accuracy. There are 60 illustrations spread over the 10 volumes. C.E. illustrated SS, E, and P while H.M. Illustrated PP, MP, and NA. The set is covered in green cloth with an elaborate illustration of a lady on the front, with gilt titles.Page tops are gilt, sides and bottoms rough cut. Ribbon bookmarks. Edited with introductory comments by R. Brimley Johnson. Bio in front of first volume. This set has some light soiling to covers and some very light foxing on the endpages, typical of this edition. Overall a very clean set. Previous owner's signature in front endpaper of each volume. J.M. Dent, Covent Garden, London, 1898. USED. $925.00