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Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.

Pride & Prejudice


Scarce oversize Peacock Edition. 13 x 19.6 cm green boards with titles and gilt decoration to the front and spine. Top edge only gilt, other edges uncut. White endpapers, xxvii (i), 476 (2)pp with illustrations by Hugh Thomson throughout. Not mentioned in Gilson, this is a very scarce variant of the first edition which differs from the usual state in that it is over 1cm taller and wider with a plain border around the edge of the decoration on the front board, white endpapers and the top edge being gilt whilst the other edges are uncut.