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Note: I'm afraid I somehow badly messed up with this scan, and took it at a much too small size. For convenience, I've uploaded a hastily touched-up version, but this is temporary.

Description The title page of the Richard Bentley edition of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the first illustrated edition. Elizabeth on the left, Lady Catherine on the right.

This, along with File:Pickering - Greatbatch - Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice - She then told him what Mr. Darcy had voluntarily done for Lydia.jpg, are the first published illustrations of Pride and Prejudice.

They are shown wearking big-sleeved and big-skirted 1830's fashions, rather than the quasi-"Grecian" Empire Silhouette / Regency fashions which were worn during Jane Austen's adult life.
Date 1833

Pride and Prejudice
A Novel
Jane Austen

Richard Bentley.
(Successor to H. Colburn)
Cumming, Dublin, Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh
Galignani, Paris

Author Pickering & Greatbatch
( Reusing this file)
Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or less.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
Applications-graphics.svg This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Hadsty and quick removal of dirt, stains, and rips; rotated..


  1. Janet M. Todd (2005), Jane Austen in Context, Cambridge University Press p. 127
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