1922 Rare Book - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, illustrated by Charles E. Brock.
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Author: Jane Austen. Charles E. Brock, illustrator.
Title: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. With Illustrations by Charles E. Brock.
Publisher: London & Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1922.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: xxiv-308 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Top edge gilt. A rare find in such a nice binding!
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown, small bookseller stamp on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece illustration and the beautiful fifteen full-page color illustrations by Charles E. Brock.
Estimate: (USD 400 - USD 500)
The book: Attractive edition of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, Jane Austen's timeless tale of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, as they navigate love, heartbreak, and societal expectations in the Regency era. Beautifully illustrated in color by Charles E. Brock.
The author: Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known for her romantic fiction set among the British landed gentry. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism, wit, and social commentary, have earned her a lasting spot in the literary canon, with titles like 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Emma', and 'Sense and Sensibility' being celebrated worldwide.
The illustrator: Charles E. Brock (5 February 1870 – 28 February 1938) was an English painter and line artist who specialized in book illustrations. His distinct and finely detailed illustrations have breathed life into many classics, with his artwork for Austen's novels being particularly revered.
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