Austen, Jane

Published by Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 1880
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA (Mill Valley, CA, U.S.A.)

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Austen, Jane. SENSE AND SENSIBILITY [and] PERSUASION. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. [n. d. circa 1870-1890]. Frontispiece portrait entitled "Willoughby's Farewell." A FINE COPY of this lovely reprint, combining two of Jane Austen's classics, her first novel and her last. This volume was issued as part of the "Alta Edition" which was published by Porter & Coates during 1870-1890. On the front flyleaf, a closed tear has been repaired with binder's paste leaving a tiny splash of white residue, and a previous owner's neat signature can be found (dated 1902). The pages are very slightly browned. All and all, this is an exceptionally fine copy, perfect for a gift. The Alta Series had beautifully designed bindings rich with ornamentation and gilt (and graced with a built-in ribbon bookmark) but durability is often an issue; this volume is a lovely exception, having virtually no wear. Bookseller Inventory # 001846

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Publisher: Porter & Coates, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

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We are antiquarian booksellers located in Mill Valley, California and have been buying and selling rare books and manuscripts since 1993. We are also members in good standing of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. Our stock is select. Our emphasis, whenever possible, is on superb condition, rarity, literary importance and generally falls into two categories: 19th and early 20th Century Manuscripts and First Editions...and 20th Century Manuscripts and First Editions which have source relevance to Cinema.

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