Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice, 1894. 1st. Edition thus of the 'Peacock' edition published by George Allen. 8vo. Original pictorial dark green cloth, gilt, with magnificent peacock design on upper cover, spine gilt with peacock feathers, aeg. Frontispiece, title, illustrations, head- & tail-pieces, historiated initials and decorations all by Hugh Thomson. The first extensively illustrated edition of Pride and Prejudice including a total of 160 line drawings by Hugh Thomson, the only work by him to feature head & tail-pieces and decorations. Some fading to the decorative spine and slight fraying to head and tail. Minor wear at the extermities. Small presentation label to fep. Frontispiece with tissue guard, Binding and text block with a minor slant to the right when laid flat. Generally speaking a good++ copy,

Est £250 - £350