Shades from Jane Austen.
This book is always a rare find. An oversized volume of colorful silhouettes painted by the author from life to represent Austen's characters. Part One shows Austen's family in silhouettes and a chronology of her life by Peggy Hickman. Part Two is the main part of the book. This is Number 843 of a Limited Edition of 1,000. Gray silk cloth with gold gilt decorations. A 1979 dedication in the front written in Danish. Spine sun-faded to pale beige, cloth is a little worn and has some soiling. Reduced due to condition. Parry Jackman Ltd, London. 1975. USED. $110.00