About the illustrations

Twenty-four watercolor illustrations
by Charles Edmund (“C.E.”) Brock for Jane Austen's Persuasion.

Wikipedia entry for C.E. Brock

“Austen Illustrated” by Deb Williams for the Jane Austen Society of Australia (JASA), September 2004.

This particular edition of Persuasion was published in 1909 as part of the Series
of English Idylls
, published by J.M Dent & Co. (London) and E.P. Dutton & Co. (New York).

Six additional tinted line drawings by H.M. Brock, drawn in 1898. Thanks to Mandy N. for sharing her illustrations!

Click on the thumbnails to view a larger
image, and enjoy!





Title page
Chapter 1
Talking with a very raised voice. (ch. 14)
Title Page (facing)
Few women could think more of their personal appearance
than he did . (ch. 1)

Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 5
"He had no scruple in confessing his judgment to be entirely
on that side." (ch. 2)
"So wretched an example of what a sea-faring life can do." (ch. 3)
"So you are come at last!" (ch. 5)
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
"Their Grandmamma ... humours and indulges them." (ch. 6)
Brought home in consequence
of a bad fall. (ch. 7)
They were divided only
by Mrs. Musgrove . (ch. 8)
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 12, #1
In another moment ... someone was taking him from her. (ch. 9)
Here is a nut, said he,
to exemplify . (ch. 10)
Being by the sea always makes him feel young again. (ch. 12)
Chapter 12, #2
Chapter 12, #3
Chapter 14
Politely drew back and stopped
to give them way. (ch. 12)
The horror of that moment to all who stood around! (ch. 12)
He has walked with me, sometimes, from end
of the sands to the other, without saying a word. (ch. 14)
Chapter 15
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
The effect which a man of good appearance produced. (ch. 15)
In earnest contemplation
of some print. (ch. 18)
In another moment they walked off together. (ch. 19)
Chapter 20, #1
Chapter 20, #2
Chapter 21
In spite of the formidable
father and sister
in the background. (ch. 20)
Lady Dalrymple and Miss Carteret, escorted by Mr. Elliot and Col. Wallis (ch. 20)
Such a letter could not be read without putting Anne in a glow. (ch. 21)
Chapter 22
Chapter 23, #1
Chapter 23, #2
We had a famous set-to
at rat hunting. (ch. 22)
Placed it before Anne. (ch. 23)
"I shall have no scruple
in asking you to take my place
and give Anne your arm." (ch. 23)

















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