The Novels of Jane Austen. Illustrated by H.M. Brock (1898)
Book ID: 67032
The Novels of Jane Austen in Ten Volumes. Illustrated by H.M. Brock and Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. London: Dent, 1898. First Edition Thus. Pride & Prejudice (Vol 1 & 2) Emma; (Vol 1 & 2) Sense & Sensibility (vol 1 & 2) Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park (vol 1 & 2). Some dust soiling & wear to covers, but overall a lovey collectable set in publisher’s richly decorated cloth covers.
The first Henry Matthew Brock illustrated edition of the collected works of Jane Austen, its popularity ensured that several editions followed.
Henry Matthew Brock studied at Cambridge School of Art and became an illustrator and cartoonist. He contributed to Punch and worked in advertising, however most of his work was for classic Victorian and Edwardian fiction.