A fully illustrated version of Jane Austen's "Emma", with 24 full-page watercolour illustrations by C.E. Brock. The text is from Project Gutenberg, the illustrations from the web.
Description from Amazon:
Beautiful, clever, rich--and single--Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protegee Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, "Emma" is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work.
Illustrations are used, with thanks, from http://www.mollands.net
. Both these web sites are great resources for all fans of Jane Austen!
EDIT: 4 Mar 08
Recreated the book with improved layout and formatting. Uploaded v2.
EDIT: 10 Aug 08
Reuploaded with a much improved cover. Thanks to Paul Durrant for this.
EDIT: 30 Nov 13
Completely proof-read and reformatted. Innumerable errors corrected, and several instances of missing text restored. I would now regard this as a "finished product", so please let me know if you find even the smallest remaining error. Uploaded v4.
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