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DICKENS: TWO CITIES, 1859.
'The sharp figure called La Guillotine.' Engraving from a 19th-century American edition of 'A Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens.
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IRVING: SLEEPY HOLLOW, 1849. Ichabod Crane encounters the Headless Horseman. Etching by Felix O.C. Darley for 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' by Washington Irving, 1849.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'He had been at the pains of consulting Mr. Perry, the apothecary, on the subject.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'I planned the match from that hour - dear papa, you cannot think that I shall leave off matchmaking.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'He called for a few moments, just to leave a piece of paper on the table.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'"You are extremely kind," replied Miss Bates, highly gratified.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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ANIMAL.
rearing horse, photograph from the novel 'The black stud Bento' by Ditha Holesch, date unknown, before 1937.
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DAILY LIFE.
: The bad cook: woman frying a schnitzel while she is reading a novel - Photographer: Peter Weller - Published by: 'Das Blatt der Hausfrau' 16/1939 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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AUSTEN: EMMA, 1896.
'He stopped to look the question.' Illustration by Hugh Thomson for an 1896 edition of Jane Austen's 'Emma,' first published in 1815.
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS, 1861.
'I entreated her to rise.' Pip (Philip Pirip) attempts to comfort Miss Havisham in 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens. Illustration by Francis Arthur Fraser, 1871.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'I stood for a minute, feeling dreadfully, you know.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'With mixed feelings she seated herself at a little distance from the members around the instrument.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'"How d'ye do? How d'ye do? Very well I thank you."' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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0528751
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'Mr Darcy, you must allow me to present this young lady to you as a very desirable partner.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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HUGO: LES MISERABLES, 1862.
Illustration from the original edition of Victor Hugo's novel 'Les Miserables,' depicting Little Cosette. Engraving, 1862.
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FLORENCE DELAY LAUREATE PRIZE FEMINA IN 1983.
writer Florence Delay received the Femina prize for novel Riche et legere november 28, 1983. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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ALGER: LUCK & PLUCK, 1869.
Half-title of 'Luck and Pluck,' one of the enormously popular nineteenth century books for boys written by Horatio Alger, Jr. Engraving, 1869.
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DICKENS: OLIVER TWIST, 1937. 'Oliver asking for more.' Etching by George Cruikshank to the first edition of Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist,' 1837-38.
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0528752
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'He then sat down beside her, and talked scarcely to any one else.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'Mr. Denny entreated to introduce his friend, Mr. Wickham.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'I understand that Mr. Collins has made you an offer of marriage, and this offer you have refused.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'But little had she dared to hope that so much love and eloquence awaited her there.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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CLEMENS: HUCK FINN, 1884.
Cover from the original edition of Mark Twain's 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' with illustrations by E.W. Kemble, 1884.
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UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, 1852.
Title page of the 100,000th copy of the first edition of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, pubished at Boston, Massachusetts. Engraving, 1852.
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0528756
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'And moving with his usual deliberation towards the piano-forte, stationed himself so as to command a full view of the performer's countenance.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'He had by that time reached the gate and holding out a letter, said-' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'She stood several minutes before the picture in earnest contemplation.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'Miss Darcy and her brother appeared, and this formidable introduction took place.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE & PREJUDICE, 1894.
Elizabeth Bennet overhears Mr Darcy at the Ball. Illustration by Hugh Thomson from the 1894 edition of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice,' originally published in 1813.
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AUSTEN: PRIDE & PREJUDICE.
Mrs. Long and her nieces. Illustration by Hugh Thomson for an 1894 edition of Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice,' first published in 1813.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'"Read it aloud," said their father, "for I hardly know myself what it is about.' Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'On opening the door, she perceived her sister and Bingley standing together over the hearth.'
Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'"Tell me, once for all, are you engaged to him?"'
Illustration by H.M. Brock for a 1906 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY.
'To take three thousand pounds from the fortune of their dear little boy would be impoverishing him.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Sense and Sensibility' by Jane Austen.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Typhoon, novel by Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), handwritten notes with signature. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Edmondo De Amicis (1846-1908), Cuore (Heart). Illustration Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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CLEMENS: HUCK FINN, 1884.
'Solid comfort.' Drawing by Edward Windsor Kemble for the first edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' 1884.
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LAST OF THE MOHICANS, 1872.
Half-title of an 1872 edition of James Fenimore Cooper's 'The Last of the Mohicans,' with illustrations by Felix Octavius Carr Darley.
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY.
'The gentleman offered his services, took her up in his arms, and carried her down the hill.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Sense and Sensibility' by Jane Austen.
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY.
'He received the kindest welcome from her; and shyness, coldness, reserve, could not stand against such a reception.'
Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Sense and Sensibility' by Jane Austen.
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