Wednesday, December 12, 2012

All I want for Christmas Giveaway - Day 3!



Today's present is an illustrated copy of Persuasion! This is another old book, published in 1950 it is illustrated throughout by Charles E Brock and is the very same book that features in Searching for Captain Wentworth. If you've read my book, you will know how excited Sophie is when she receives this as a gift. Sadly, this copy has lost its cover but, nevertheless, it is a lovely book with some stunning illustrations!

Happy Christmas!

If you'd like to win this copy, please leave your name and a contact email below. Open internationally - winner announced Monday, 17th December! Please come back tomorrow for another gift! 

59 comments:

Prue Batten said...

Lovely illustrations!

Prue Batten

pruebatten@netspace.net.au

Rachel Brimble said...

What a beautiful book!

Rachel

rachelbrimble@googlemail.com

Serena said...

Wow, those images still look great! Even without a cover this one is a keeper.

savvyverseandwit at gmail

Jane Odiwe said...

Prue, Rachel and Serena - thank you for saying hello! I shall add your names to the hat!

Monica said...

Beautiful illustrations for a great story!

Monica
moon.card (at) yahoo (dot) com

Lucy Chen said...

OMG! What a treasure!
paintinglucy [at] gmail.com

Heather M. said...

What lovely illustrations! Thanks for the giveaway :)

hmoll(at)nycap(dot)rr(dot)com

Jakki Leatherberry said...

Jane, these giveaways are absolutely stunning! Persuasion is a very close second to P&P for me! Oh, and to know this is featured in Searching for Capt. Wentworth, makes me all the more excited to read the book (which I should be starting this weekend)!!
Thanks again for the giveaway!
jakki36 AT yahoo DOT com

Giada M. said...

Being Persuasion one of my favourite book and not owning an illustrated copy...well, I had to enter this giveaway! Thank you! :D

Giada M.

fabgiada (at) gmail (dot) com

Jane Odiwe said...

Monica, Lucy, Heather, Jakki and Giada - Mr Darcy says thank you for stopping by - he's added your names to the hat!

Adalgisa SD said...

Hola from NYC!!! Merry Christmas!!! Pls pls pls enter me in the contest hat my dear Jane! Persuasion is close to my heart !!! I love it!
Thank you!!!!
Adalgisa
Princessasd@gmail.com

Gabriella Parisi said...

Jane, these Giveaways of yours are fantastic!!!
I'm speechless, I don't know which of them I would like to win most.
Please, try to pull out from Mr Darcy's hat my name more than once!!!

gabriella @diariodipensieripersi .com

Jane Odiwe said...

Adalgisa and Gabriella - thank you! Mr Darcy has made a note and put your names in the hat!

Danielle said...

I would LOVE this. Persuasion is my favorite Austen novel.

Danielle
drcopeland(at)hotmail(dot)com

Jane Odiwe said...

Danielle, I've added your name to Mr Darcy's hat!

Lauren Gilbert said...

What a beautiful book! PERSUASION is my favorite of Austen's novels, so I can't resist.
lauren@heyerwood.com

susied said...

Absolutely lovely! I would love to win this copy :)
Whitby1734(at)aol(dot)com

Jane Odiwe said...

Lauren and susied - Best of luck-your names have been added!

Jane Austen said...

Persuasion is my all time favorite.

Jane

mrdarcyatpemberley@gmail.com

patricia F. said...

I love Charles e. Brock's artworks. I could look at his illustrations all day

Patkf2007 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Margaret Literary Chanteuse said...

Beautiful! I would love to have this thanks!

Margaret
singitm(at)hotmail(dot)com

Kelli H. said...

Jane, what a stunning book! I just love Charles E. Brock's illustrations. How fun that this is the book featured in Searching for Captain Wentworth. Thank you for this giveaway!!=)
kellik115(at)yahoo(dot)com

Nancy Kelley said...

Oh my goodness Jane! What a fantastic giveaway prize. The few pictures you posted are stunning. Please enter me in the giveaway--nkelley.writes(at)gmail(dot)com

Jane Odiwe said...

Jane Austen, I am honoured that you should stop at my humble blog! (I knew Persuasion must be your favourite! ; ) ) One of your best-loved characters has put your name in the hat!

Patricia, Margaret, Nancy and Kelli - I love your excitement and so does Mr D who is scribing your names as I speak!

Janet T said...

The pictures in the book are beautiful. It is a treasure, indeed. You are giving away some fabulous items. Thank you, as always, for the opportunity. Persuasion is my second favorite JA book.

Jane Odiwe said...

Thank you, Janet! Your name is in Mr D's hat!

mona said...

What a beautiful book, never seen one before <3

Mona
monabudianto@gmail.com

Audrey said...

This is gorgeous too! Where are you finding these books?!

Audrey
aisling_uo (at) yahoo (dot) com

NancyinNorthCarolina said...

Ooh! A fabulous gift for a "thread-head" like me!

Nancy Wright
orielpwcs@gmail.com

charlene said...

You are truely gifted, I just love your illustrations.
Charlene Davis
chatty1082@gmail.com

Sophia Rose said...

So lovely! Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

sophiarose1816 at gmail dot com

Jane Odiwe said...

Mona, Audrey, Nancy, Charlene and Sophia Rose - lovely to see you here! Your names are in the hat!

Gina Stewart said...

What a lovely book!!
Gina Stewart
gstewart1207@gmail.com

Anna said...

Oh, it looks fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway.

diaryofaneccentric at hotmail.com

peanutbuttercup said...

Looks lovely!

Pam Hunter
Pamh5230@yahoo.com

Felicia said...

Howdy from Texas! I love those illustrations, so beautiful. I'd love to be entered in the give-away.

Felicia

felicialso @gmail. com

Anonymous said...

This looks like a lovely version.
Lynn Bischoff anchorpoint@telus.net

Diane P. Diamond said...

Oh my, what a gorgeous book. I'd really, really love to win this. I adore anything "Regency".

Thank you for such a very generous giveaway.

dpd333 (at) aol dot com

Katherine Cox said...

Beautiful, please include me, Jane! :)
novembersautumn(at)live(dot)com

Jane Odiwe said...

Gina, Anna, Pam, Felicia, Lynn, Diane and Katherine, thank you very much for visiting and for your comments-your names are in the hat!

ColleenL said...

Another lovely find. Looks like the illustrations are quite detailed.

colleenday at hotmail dot com

Jane Odiwe said...

Colleen-I've added your name to Mr Darcy's hat-thank you for visiting!

Erika Messer said...

Erika Messer
abbyswarriormom@aol.com

MonicaP said...

I just love Austen novels with illustrations! It's fun to see different artists' portrayals and wonder how they might compare to how Jane Austen imagined them.

monicaperry00 at gmail dot com

Amy B. said...

What a lovely book. thanks for the giveaway!

Amy B.
Bledsoefamily4 AT sbcglobal dot net

Jane Odiwe said...

Erika, Monica and Amy, thank you, your names have been added to the hat!

Kirsten! said...

This looks absolutely gorgeous :D
aircdrewood(at)gmail(dot)com

redrose15 said...

Beautiful illustrations! Thank you for the giveaway!

bitemelechlover[at]gmail[.]com

maria said...

Oh my God! I'd love to win this book! The illustrations are amazing! That's a very beautiful gift, thank you Jane :)

Jane Odiwe said...

Kirsten, redrose15, maria, thank you for your comments-your names have been added to the hat!

maria said...

Oh sorry! I forgot the email address!
newyorkgirl82(at)gmail(dot)com

Diana said...

Persuasion is one of my favorite book and this copy looks gorgeous.

Thank you for the giveaway!
Artemis
artgiote at gmail dot com

Nicole Lapierre said...

What lovely illustrations! I'd love a chance to win.

Cheers,
Nicole
nicole.rj.lapierre [at] gmail [dot] com

Carla said...

I would love to get this.
The illustrations seem beautiful.

Thanks!

Carla
cjmfnobrega AT gmail DOT com

shelly said...

Cover or not, I'd love to see the illustrations in this book! Thanks for the chance.

donnyandshelly at yahoo dot com

Lisa S said...

What beautiful illustrations. Thank you for the lovely giveaways. I'm making my way through. :)

Lisa
slapshinyhappy at yahoo dot com

Jane Odiwe said...

Thank you everyone for stopping by-your names are added to the hat!

Patricia said...

Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! My email address is pato3_89(at)hotmail(dot)com

Mer said...

What lovely illustrations! Please add me to the hat (or bonnet? That would be appropriate for this drawing)

dancingcelt at gmail dot com