7 volumes, original red cloth and decorative boards, wood-engraved illustrations by Joan Hassall, slipcase Crease to upper corner of a page in the introduction to Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion bound upside-down, else about fine; quite clean and unworn, no previous owner markings Seventh printing of the Folio Society edition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN (In Seven Volumes: ...
Publisher: Folio Society (1989)
Publication Date: 1989
Book Description The Folio Society 1959-1963, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good. Joan Hassall (illustrator). First edition.. VGC.The Folio Society,1959-1963.Seven volume set including: Pride and Prejudice, 1959 (second impression) - ,Sense and Sensibility (First Folio edition)- Mansfield Park,1959 (First Folio edition) -Northanger Abbey,1960 (First Folio edition) -Persuasion,1961 (First Folio edition) -Emma,1962 (First Folio edition) -Shorter Works,1963 (First Folio edition). Pictorial hardbacks(gilt illustration and lettering to the spine, a couple of small nicks and light shelf wear on the edges of the covers and spines) in VGC, no Dj covers as issued. The slipcase for the books is missing.Illustrated with b/w plates.Wood-engravings by Joan Hassall.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks on the outer edges, a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,sticker with previous owner's name inside the front covers for all seven books.2190pp including Introduction by Richard Church. A collectable set but without the slipcase.Heavy set (approx 4.2 Kg). Bookseller Inventory # 9872