Illustrated by Philip Gough.
London: Macdonald & Co. 4 volumes.
Separately published between 1948 and 1958 in uniform red bindings in the series “Macdonald Illustrated Classics.” Remarkably clean and crisp with Gough’s whimsical [Darcy wears pink!] color illustrations throughout each volume. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, which were published in the same manner as late as 1961, are not present [see Gilson E325 and E327].
1. Emma (1948) [Gilson E236]. Ownership signature: “Sandra Michelle Finkelstein”
2. Pride & Prejudice (1951) [Gilson E261]. Pencil or dirt marks on illustration on p. 344 (see photo)
3. Mansfield Park (1957) [Gilson E283]. Inscription upside down on back endpapers: “To - Rhona. From – Johnny with love. XXX”
4. Sense & Sensibility, with Lady Susan and The Watsons (1958) [Gilson E285]. In the rare original cellophane dust wrapper. Ownership signature: “Gordon W. Dennis.”
Donated by Sandra Clark
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