C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xxx; [298]. Introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Signed publisher’s binding by Hugh Thomson in smooth green cloth gold stamped with titles, a potted plant, a tea service and playing cards; spine stamped in gold with titles and floral decorations; cream end papers; a.e.g. Frontis. with tissue guard and over 100 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson, including headpieces, tailpieces, historiated initials and textual vignettes – a tour de force of Hugh Thomson’s delicate interpretation of Early 19th Century England. Part of the Macmillan Cranford Series. Balston I 4; Rogerson 4. A very good copy + with slight oxidation to gilt and head of spine chipped as usual.


Author Name: [Thomson, Hugh (illustrator); Ritchie, Anne Thackeray]; Mrs. Gaskell (Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell)

Illustrator: Thomson, Hugh

Categories: Macmillan Cranford Series, Publisher's Bindings, Art Nouveau, Women Authors, Literature & Classics,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1891

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good +

Seller ID: 54

Keywords: Hugh Thomson, Cranford Series, Cranford, Publisher's Binding, Elizabeth Gaskell