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Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding
A nicely illustrated copy of this work, with illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Thomson's illustrations for Austen's writings first appeared in 1896. 'Emma' is a novel regarding the perils of misconstrued romance. The work is set in a fictional village, Highbury, and its surrounding areas. Thematically, the work explores the difficulties of Georgian-Regency England for genteel women. With forty illustrations. Collated, complete. This work is held in an unsigned binding, which has intricate detailing to the boards through the repetitive motif. 'Emma' and 'Jane Austen' have been tooled to the spine neatly, and resemble hand writing. A bright and clean copy of this classic novel, which is bound in a truly special and unique morocco binding.
In a full morocco binding with detailed gilt tooling to the boards and to the spine. Externally, very smart with just some light shelfwear to the spine, mostly to the raised bands. Internally, firmly bound. Small spill to the endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Small ink spill to the margin of plate to page 387. The odd spots to pages.
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