Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte. With lithographs by Barnett Freedman. 8vo, pp.456 + 16 leaves illustrations + 16pp endpapers, London: Collins, 1955.
16 lithographs in colours, endpapers and other prelims illustrated in black against a coloured background. Text set in Monotype Baskerville with display in Chisel and Walbaum. Quarter brick-red cloth, spine gilt, contrasting cloth with a colour lithograph by Freedman. Rear board carries a portrait of the author. A fine copy in a card slipcase.
A real joy to read and to look at. Designed by Oliver Simon and printed at the Curwen Press. Previously published by the Heritage Press, New York, 1942, whilst Barnett Freedman was working as a war artist attached to the Admiralty.