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Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice I OF 275 COPIES
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Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice I OF 275 COPIES
Austen, Jane; Pride and Prejudice I OF 275 COPIES
LONDON, GEORGE ALLEN RUSKIN HOUSE, 1894 LIMITED ED, LEATHER BOUND
Overall Condition is: good REPRINT OF THE FAMOUS PEACOCK EDITION
FIRST ILLUSTRATED Thompson Edition WITH 160 LINE DRAWINGS, Printed on copyright page: One of 275 Large Paper copies for Britain, with another 25 done for America. THUS THIS IS ONE OF 275 COPIES. The top fore edge gold gilt. 476 Pages (8 X 10 INCHES) Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all (printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thomson printed on Unbleached Arnold paper, and gilt lettering on 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER SPINE. THIS COPY HAS A GREEN LEATHER BINDING IS SIGNED BY HAVING a small identification stamp in gold gilt G P PUNTAM'S SON on the front leather inner board bottom. Rear leather inner board at bottom stamped in gold gilt The Knickerbocker Press. . I assume this copy which measures 7.25 x 10.25 inches and the Ruskin copies all have measured 5 x 7.5 inches OUR COPY MAY BE THE AMERICAN Market lovely copy of this scarce limited OVERSIZE 5 RIBBED GREEN LEATHER HARDBACK issue of the first Hugh Thomson edition. Bottom 1/4 inch of spine chewed to the point of missing. Triangular 3/4 inch section of leather missing from bottom front left cover . more images upon request. I HAVE FAILED IN MY RESEARCH TO FIND DOCUMENTATION OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE AMERICAN AND BRITISH EDITION THUS THIS IS ONE OF 275 COPIES ( 250 FOR BRITIAN, WITH ANOTHER 25 DONE FOR AMERICA. On 7/21/2012 10:10 PM, A Danny Jacks emailed me America have two publishers listed on the title page with NO ADDRESS. They have printed on the title page as follows: New York: Macmillan & Co., London: George Allen. PLEASE REQUEST MORE IMAGES IF NEEDED.
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