THE FRUITS OF JANE AUSTEN by (Wood Engravings - Simon…

THE FRUITS OF JANE AUSTEN by (Wood Engravings - Simon Brett) AUSTEN, Jane.
Simon Brett and Jane Austen's Fruits

THE FRUITS OF JANE AUSTEN An Anthology Of References To Fruit / From the Novels and Letters of Jane Austen / With Wood Engravings By Simon Brett.

(Bath) The Old School Press 1994. No. 116 of a limited edition of 135 copies. Signed by Simon Brett at the colophon. A sweet and beautifully printed book in which passages mentioning fruit taken from EMMA; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY; PERSUASION; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; and letters to Cassandra are complimented by Brett's wood engravings. "... Here is a nut,' said Captain Wentworth, catching one down from an upper bough, 'to exemplify: a beautiful glossy nut, which, blessed with original strength, has outlived all the storms of autumn." Small 4to ( 27.7 x 18.5 cm); 32 unnumbered pp. with ten wood engravings on 10 versos.

Original cloth backed paper covers by Claire Maziarczyk; printed paper label on spine; bound by Rachel James; fine.
Book ID: 16613
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