1856 Bentley Edition of Jane Austen's Novels.
Five volumes as published by Bentley in 1856 with 1833 engraved frontispiece and title page bound in front of the 1856 title page. The 1833 frontispiece and title page illustrations are by Greatbatch after Pickering, and reflect 1830's fashions. There are no tissue protectors present but slight appearance there may have been a half-sheet at some point. The set is expertly modern bound in red cloth with two leather and gilt labels affixed to each spine. The pages are remarkably clean. Page edges are marbleized. S&S includes Henry Austen's Memoir of Miss Austen. Handsome, Fine, Rebound rare set. London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street. 1856. USED. $1200.00