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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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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.
'She then told him what Mr. Darcy had voluntarily done for Lydia. He heard her with astonishment.'
Engraving from an 1833 edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.
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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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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.
'"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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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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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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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'Mrs. Elton was evidently wanting to be complimented herself - and it was: "How do you like my gown?"' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'Taking out her purse, she gave them a shilling, and begged them not to want more.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'"Most beloved Emma - tell me at once, say 'No' if it is to be said."' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'I was mad enough, however, to resent. I doubted her affection.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' 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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JANE AUSTEN: EMMA.
'Poor man!- it was at first a considerable shock to him.' Illustration by C.E. Brock, published in a 1906 edition of 'Emma' by Jane Austen.
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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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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 & 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.
'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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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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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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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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