Edited by R. Brimley Johnson with coloured illustrations by C.E. and H.M. Brock. This 1898/1900 10 volume set of the third Dent edition illustrated by the Brocks has been beautifully bound into five volumes by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Front end pages marked "BOUND BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, LONDON, ENGLAND" and "ACID FREE LEATHER."
Blue leather faded slightly green on spines. Five tooled ribs, embossed brilliant gilt floral pattern, deep red inlay labels with gilt Jane Austen in the second panel and gilt titles in the third panels on each volume make this stunning on the shelf. Front and rear boards with tooled gilt borders. Squared headcaps. Top pages gilt. Pages very lightly browned and rare light foxing. Illustration colors are very good. Binding appears to date from the early 20th century. Volume that contains NA and P only names NA on the spine. Color illustrations throughout. USED. $3200.00