London: Macmillan and Co., 1896. [Classic English Literature] FIRST EDITIONS THUS - each being the first edition illustrated by either Brock or Thomson. Five volumes, octavos (20 x 13 x 18cm). With an introduction by Austin Dobson in each volume, profusely illustrated throughout by Charles Brock for Pride and Prejudice and Hugh Thomson for the all the other titles. Attractively bound in red half calf with gilt-lettered title labels, marbled sides, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Clean copies, inside and out. A charmingly illustrated set, in elegant recent leather bindings. Item #55009
Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.
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