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Complete set of illustrations for Jane Austen's: AUSTEN, Jane.) BROCK,

AUSTEN, Jane.) BROCK, C. E.

Published by 1909 (1909)

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Item Description: 1909, 1909. 24 sheets (348 × 247 mm) of pen-and-ink watercolour illustrations, each in a wash-line mount. Some light marks to margins (often by the artist) throughout the set, but all in excellent condition. The original 23 signed illustrations, and one title page, for the "Emma" published in 1909 as part of the "Series of English Idylls" by J. M. Dent & Co. The costume and interior decor depicted in the illustrations is reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry used to collect antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio. These illustrations demonstrate Brock's mastery in using his ink and watercolour medium to convey simultaneously the gentle graces and the sharp ironies of Austen's world. A remarkable suite. Bookseller Inventory # 75928

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Emma: A Novel In Three Volumes. By: AUSTEN, Jane

AUSTEN, Jane

Published by London Printed for John Murray (1816)

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Item Description: London Printed for John Murray, 1816. First Edition of "Emma" Uncut in a Contemporary Binding [AUSTEN, Jane]. Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. (Measures 188 x 110 mm). [4], 322, [1]; [4], 351, [1, printer’s imprint]; [4], 363, [1, advertisements] pp. Bound without the half-title in volume I, which is very common since this leaf was printed as part of the last signature and was therefore either overlooked (and left in place) or discarded by many binders of the period. Even copies in original boards often lack this half-title, most notably the Mount Bellow copy, described in 1933 Sotheby's sale catalogue as "in the finest possible state." Contemporary and almost certainly Continental, possibly German original quarter red paper spines over marbled boards, gilt-stamped on spines in Gothic style "Emma By the Author of Pride and Prejudice." Most certainly this book was sent straight from the publisher to the binder in sheets. Overall, a fine, fresh and entirely uncut copy in a contemporary binding, wanting one rear flyleaf. Minor rubbing to upper joints of volume I and II and the lower joint of volume II. Housed in a red morocco backed clamshell. Emma was published on 29 December 1815. "2000 copies were printed, and of these the records show that 1248 were sold by October 1816" (Gilson). The first American edition appeared in Philadelphia in 1816 and the first French translation in Paris in the same year, with a partial reissue in Vienna in 1817. No further editions are known until Richard Bentley’s reissue in his Standard Novels series in February 1833. Gilson A8. Keynes, Austen, 8. Sadleir 62d. HBS 67001. $45,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67001

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AUSTEN, JANE.

Published by London: John Murray, 1816 (1816)

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Item Description: London: John Murray, 1816, 1816. First Edition. Three volumes; with half-titles in vols. II & III; bound in contemporary green quarter-morocco with mottled paper boards and matching endpapers; rebacked with the original spines laid down. Decorated in gilt and in blind; contemporary owner's signatures on the first blank of each volume; a very clean and attractive set; in a half-morocco clamshell box. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies at the author's expense, the book was reasonably successful for its then-anonymous author. Bookseller Inventory # 25973

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Austen Jane

Published by Carey & Lea, Philadelphia (1833)

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing of this two volume set. An attractive copy bound in leather. The bindings for both books are tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the spine and boards. The pages have some discoloration and foxing. Overall, a lovely set housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy Jane Austen First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13387783410

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EMMA: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By: AUSTEN, Jane

AUSTEN, Jane

Published by Murray (1816)

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Item Description: Murray, 1816. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo, 173x100mm. Bound in contemporary half calf, over marbled boards, showing the faint overprinting with ruling and titles for a ledger book. Complete with all three half titles, the one to volume one being bound at the rear as called for when present. A very good set indeed with wear to the spines and corners and some minor superficial repairs to the spines of volume one and two and the joints of volume three cracking but holding firm. Internally, exceptionally clean and fresh with no tears or chips and just occasional light foxing and a mark to O2r in volume one. Overall a pleasingly authentic set of this popular novel, rarely found with all three half titles in a strictly contemporary binding. The author's fourth and penultimate book published in an initial print run of 2000 copies shortly before she died. Contemporary reviews were mixed; one critic commenting "there is no story whatever, and the heroine is not better than other people; but the characters are all so true to life, and the style so piquant, that it does not require the adventitious aids of mystery and adventure". Rarely encountered with all three half titles. Bookseller Inventory # 33854

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Austen, Jane

Published by London: John Murray (1818)

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Item Description: London: John Murray, 1818. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Four volumes. First edition, first printing. Association copy, previously owned by Louisa Taylor of Bifrons, Kent, with her ownership inscription to the title page of Volume II. Finely bound in blue calf and blue marbled boards, with contrasting maroon title labels to the spines, lettered in gilt, spines decorated in gilt, boards decorated in blind, blue marbled endpapers. Very good, with rubbing to the boards and edges, external hinges of spines reinforced, pages slightly trimmed, former owner Elizabeth Eliot's pencil inscriptions to front endpapers, a few faint and scattered spots to the otherwise fresh pages. A clean and beautiful copy, with an excellent provenance. Housed in a custom navy clamshell box with morocco spine, five raised bands, lettered in gilt. Gilson A9. This copy of Northanger Abbey was previously owned by Louisa Taylor, wife of Edward Taylor, an elected Member of Parliament for Canterbury from 1807-1812 and Jane Austen's first romantic interest. Austen first met Edward Taylor in 1794 while visiting her brother Edward Austen at Rowling, his home near Canterbury. In 1796, she visited Bifrons, the Taylor family's estate, and wrote to her sister Cassandra about "Him, on whom I once fondly doated." In subsequent letters, Austen remarked on Taylor's "beautiful dark eyes," and, although their romance developed little past her infatuation, Taylor clearly left a lasting impression on Austen. Edward Taylor married Louisa Taylor (née Beckington) of Kent in 1802. (Jane Austen the Woman: Some Biographical Insights, George Holbert Tucker, 1994.) Published together posthumously, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are, interestingly enough, Austen's first and last novels, both of which are set in Bath. Northanger Abbey, a satire featuring a young woman with a penchant for Gothic novels, was Austen's first completed work and was originally to be published under the title Susan. In contrast, Persuasion, the story of two sweethearts' second chance at love, was a mature work, which Austen began shortly after completing Emma (1815). Signed. Bookseller Inventory # JA012

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Austen Jane

Published by Carey & Lea, Philadelphia (1833)

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing of this two volume set. An attractive copy bound in the original publisher's cloth spine with drab boards. The bindings for both books are tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely set housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy Jane Austen First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13387784093

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EMMA: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By: AUSTEN, Jane

AUSTEN, Jane

Published by Murray (1816)

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Item Description: Murray, 1816. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo. Early plain grey boards with morocco title labels on the spines. Pages uncut and all half titles present (vols. II and III, none called for in vol. I). Joints tender with a small chip to the base of the spine on vol. III, but very clean internally with just a pale stain to the end of vol. II affecting the reverse of the last page of text. Hinge of one volume repaired. A nice and very authentic set. The author's fourth and penultimate book published in an initial print run of 2000 copies shortly before she died. Copies of Emma with half titles are uncommon, and uncut pages are usually only found in the very few copies surviving in original boards. We think it likely that this copy was not bound on purchase like most copies, but rebound sympathetically in keeping with the original at a slightly later stage, when the fragile boards disintegrated. Contemporary reviews were mixed; one critic commenting "there is no story whatever, and the heroine is not better than other people; but the characters are all so true to life, and the style so piquant, that it does not require the adventitious aids of mystery and adventure". Bookseller Inventory # 14461

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Pride and Prejudice: Austen, Jane

Austen, Jane

Published by Carey & Lea (1832)

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First US Edition, 1832. This is volume II only. Some foxing and wear. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 1606018

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Austen Jane

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing of this two volume set. An attractive copy bound in the original publisher's cloth spine with drab boards. The bindings for both books are tight with NO cocking or leaning with some wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely set housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy Jane Austen First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13387783777

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Austen, Jane

Published by John Murray, London (1818)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1818. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings. A wonderful set with matching bindings. All four books are in beautiful shape and have the title pages present in each book. The bindings of each book are tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with some foxing and minor wear. There is NO writing or marks in the books. A lovely (4) volume set preserved in a custom clamshell. We buy Jane Austen First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15945237913

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AUSTEN, JANE] -

Published by Printed for John Murray, London (1816)

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Item Description: Printed for John Murray, London, 1816. Full Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 3 volumes. Modern rebind in speckled calf bound Cambridge style, gilt-stamped spine panels, gilt-stamped title on black leather spine labels, oval number labels; All volumes contain the half-title, deckled edges, untrimmed. Previous owner's name and date to half-titles, occasional minor offsetting to some text pages, a few circular stains to vol. 3, pages 23-28, vol. 3 also has a horizontal black line in the leather on the lower spine, otherwise a very good, handsomely bound set. Now in a custom cloth box. Size: 12 Mo. Bookseller Inventory # 20940

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Emma: A Novel. In three volumes. By: AUSTEN, Jane.]

AUSTEN, Jane.]

Published by London: for John Murray, 1816 (1816)

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Item Description: London: for John Murray, 1816, 1816. 3 volumes, duodecimo (177 × 102 mm). Early 19th-century half calf, marbled boards, red sprinkled edges. Early ownership inscription shaved by the binder's knife at the head of vol. 3 title. Somewhat worn at extremities, front joint of vol. 1 starting, some slight offsetting and browning, still a very good copy. Half-titles discarded by the binder, as usual. First edition of the last completed of Jane Austen's novels, fully displaying her mastery of free indirect speech, an innovation in the English novel. She had fallen out with Egerton over publication of Mansfield Park and transferred to Murray, who published the second edition of that book and the first edition of Emma on the same terms: each was published at the author's expense, with profits to the author after payment of a 10 per cent commission to the publisher. In keeping with Murray's stated views on edition sizes, 2,000 copies were printed. Emma is the only one of Jane Austen's novels to bear a dedication, unwillingly made, to the Prince Regent, the arrangement of which generated a richly comic correspondence between the author and the Prince Regent's librarian. Gilson A8; Keynes 8; Sadleir 62d; Garside & Schöwerling 1816:16. Bookseller Inventory # 108340

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Mansfield Park: A Novel. By the Author: AUSTEN, Jane

AUSTEN, Jane

Published by London Printed for T. Egerton (1814)

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Item Description: London Printed for T. Egerton, 1814. Contemporary Marbled Boards [AUSTEN, Jane]. Mansfield Park: A Novel.By the Author of "Sense and Sensibility," and "Pride and Prejudice." London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1814. First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. [iv], 360, [iv]; [iv], 294; [iv]; [iv], 354, [iv], pp. Wanting the half-titles, but with all terminal blanks. Contemporary half gray polished calf over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spines, rebacked to style. Boards rubbed as expected, previous owner's contemporary signature on title pages and armorial bookplates with faint off-setting. Overall, a very good and attractive, clean set in a contemporary binding. "Mansfield Park is the most condensed and complex novel ever written by Jane Austen, and is her first novel that was conceived, written, and published at her mature years. Even though it lacks in the playful ironic humor which is so characteristic of Austen’s other novels, it is the novel that most clearly shows another aspect of the writer: her philosophical anxieties, her social concern, and her mature feminism. Austen seems fearful of the impact change and progress has on traditional life including its morals, beliefs, and behavior. As a result her themes revolve around change, the battle between good and evil, character, dependency, and independence. The subtle battle between good and evil is one between the moral forces of the serene Mansfield Park, and the amoral intruders whose "London values" pose a threat to the traditional ways of Mansfield" (A. Hassapi) The third of Jane Austen's novels to be published was begun about the same time as Sense and Sensibility and was accepted for publication. The novel was published in May 1814 in an edition apparently of 1250 copies. John Murray later expressed 'astonishment that so small an edition of such a work should have been sent into the world'. Gilson A6. Keynes, Austen, 6. HBS 67564. $17,500. Bookseller Inventory # 67564

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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY: A Novel: AUSTEN, Jane]

AUSTEN, Jane]

Published by Egerton (1813)

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Item Description: Egerton, 1813. Second edition. Three volumes, duodecimo (191 × 113 mm). Contemporary brown half calf over marbled boards. Spines in compartments separated by gilt rules, black morocco labels lettered in gilt. Page edges uncut and text block unpressed. A very good set. Each volume neatly rebacked, preserving the original spine. Some sporadic foxing to pages, but an authentic, tall copy rarely encountered in a strictly contemporary binding. Housed in chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Sense and Sensibility was first published in late 1811, and the first edition was sold out by July 1813. This second edition, which saw significant revision of the text by Austen and the substitution of "By the author of Pride and Prejudice" for "By a Lady" on the title page, appeared in October 1813. Austen received her copy on November 6, and wrote to her sister Cassandra, "My 2nd Edit. has stared me in the face I cannot help hoping that many will feel themselves obliged to buy it. I shall not mind imagining it a disagreeable duty to them, so as they do it" (Gilson, p. 16). Gilson A1. Bookseller Inventory # 32298

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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel: AUSTEN, Jane

AUSTEN, Jane

Published by Carey & Lea, Philadelphia (1833)

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1833. hardcover. Book Condition: good. First. The author's first book, first published in America after her later books had become known. Preserved in a green cloth clamshell case with a leather label. 2 volumes, original leather backed marbled boards (spines quite worn; hinges cracked; first volume heavily foxed). Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1833. First American Edition. Rare. Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 256568

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AUSTEN, JANE.

Published by London: John Murray, 1818 (1818)

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Item Description: London: John Murray, 1818, 1818. First Edition; four volumes; contemporary boards rebacked with newer spines and corners in period style; modern endpapers. Bound without half-titles or the two terminal leaves in vol. IV. Occasional light foxing; an attractive set. Bookseller Inventory # 24346

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Emma: A Novel. In Two Volumes. By: Austen, Jane

Austen, Jane

Published by Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia (1833)

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Item Description: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1833. Second American edition, one of 1250 copies printed. 214, [2, blanks]; 222, [2, blanks] pp. 2 vols. 12mo. In Original Boards. The earliest obtainable American printing of Emma (the 1816 first American edition is known in 3 copies), in choice and unsophisticated condition. Gilson B7 Original muslin backed boards, printed spine labels, untrimmed. Spine faded, label to vol. II with loss, textblocks somewhat foxed, with occasional marginal flaws. Owner signature of Sarah Wright in ink on flyleaf, in pencil on title of vol. I, and as S.G. Wright at head of first page of text in vol. II 214, [2, blanks]; 222, [2, blanks] pp. 2 vols. 12mo Second American edition, one of 1250 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory # 263370

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Persuasion: Austen, Jane

Austen, Jane

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings of both books in this two volume set. This First American edition is bound in the publisher's muslin backed boards with the ORIGINAL spine labels. The pages are clean with light foxing, minor wear to edges and printed label of "Hosford's Circulating Library" on the front pastedowns. There is NO writing or marks in the books. Overall, a lovely copy of this First Edition housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Jane Austen First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1468706771761

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Austen, Jane

Published by Printed for John Murray, London (1816)

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Item Description: Printed for John Murray, London, 1816. First Edition. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full reddish-brown morocco with marbled endpapers, gilt-stamped spine in compartments, and elaborate gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Internally, there's a neat paper repair to the blank margin of a page or two and some very light intermittent spotting. Bound without the half-titles. A very good set, sumptuously bound, of the last of Austen's novels published in her lifetime. One of 2000 copies. KEYNES 8. GILSON A8. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 000127

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Persuasion. By Miss Austen ?: Austen, Jane

Austen, Jane

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1832. First American edition, one of 1,250 copies printed. 204, 204 pp. With [36] page catalogue of books "Just published by Carey and Lea" at end of vol. I. 2 vols. 12mo. Attractive and entirely unsophisticated copy of the first American printing. Gilson B3 Original muslin backed boards, printed spine labels, untrimmed. Spines faded, small losses to labels, textblocks somewhat foxed, with occasional marginal flaws. Owner signatures of Sarah Wright in pencil 204, 204 pp. With [36] page catalogue of books "Just published by Carey and Lea" at end of vol. I. 2 vols. 12mo First American edition, one of 1,250 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory # 263371

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Mansfield Park. A Novel. By Miss Austen: Austen, Jane

Austen, Jane

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1832. First American edition. One of 1250 copies printed. [4, ads], 200; 204. 2 vols. 12mo. In Original Boards. Gilson B4 Original muslin backed boards, printed spine labels, untrimmed. Spines faded, label to vol. I with losses, label to vol. II perished, textblocks somewhat foxed, with occasional marginal flaws. Small ink stamp of S. B. Wright at head of title of vol. II, and another leaf [4, ads], 200; 204. 2 vols. 12mo First American edition. One of 1250 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory # 263373

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Austen, Jane

Published by CAREY, LEA & BLANCHARD, PHILADELPHIA (1838)

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Item Description: CAREY, LEA & BLANCHARD, PHILADELPHIA, 1838. LEATHER SPINE GREEN. Book Condition: FAIR. 6.5 X 9. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION SECOND PRINTING 2 Volumes bound as one. Ex-Library, pages 11-18 missing. Volume 1 has 387 pages with the following Novels: Pride & Prejudice starting at pg. 9; Mansfield Park starting at pg. 139; Persuasion starting at pg. 303. Volume 2 has 376 pages with the following Novels: Sense and Sensibility starting at pg. 5; Emma starting at pg. 131; and Northanger Abbey starting at pg. 287. CONDITION-Bound in 3/4 leather; title on spine; book wear. edge wear; rubs; front/back hinge cracked resulting in separation from the spine but in place; moisture dampness stains, portions of the cloth removed exposing inner board; INTERIOR-card pocket and slip on the front paste-down paper; pages browning; foxing; moisture dampness stains front front the bottom rising to portions of the middle and side page edges; stains do not encroach text; some edge chipping. DATE PUBLISHED: 1838 EDITION: 387. Bookseller Inventory # 051078

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: Austen, Jane; illustrated

Austen, Jane; illustrated by Hugh Thomson; preface by George Saintsbury

Published by London: George Allen. (1894)

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Item Description: London: George Allen., 1894. First edition, first printing of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Large paper copy, being one of 250 copies for Great Britain. Illustrated throughout with 160 line drawings by Hugh Thomson. Beautifully bound in 1952 by Bayntun Rivière in full green morocco, the upper board with gilt floriated borders and an exquisitely inlaid panel showing Elizabeth Bennet. Elaborate gilt decoration and titles to the spine, further decorated gilt borders to the rear panel and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A fine copy showing just light rubbing to the binding extremities. The contents are beautifully clean and bright throughout. With the dated binder's note in pencil to the blank reverse of the front endpaper and an early bookseller's typed catalogue description (Harry F. Marks Galleries & Bookshop, New York) loosely laid in. A stunning presentation of the finest illustrated edition of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Bookseller Inventory # 11204

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The Novels:] Pride & Prejudice; Sense &: AUSTEN, Jane.

AUSTEN, Jane.

Published by London: J. M. Dent & Co.; E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1907–09 (1907)

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Item Description: London: J. M. Dent & Co.; E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1907–09, 1907. 6 volumes, octavo. Original gilt decorative vellum, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. Northanger Abbey: front hinge starting, rear hinge partly cracked but holding, but text block sound, Sense & Sensibility: discolouration to rear board from dampstaining, also affecting final few pages. Otherwise a beautiful set, in bright vellum. Each volume with 24 colour plates by C. E. Brock. First Brock editions of the complete novels of Jane Austen, rare in the original vellum bindings. C. E. Brock (1870–1938) first appeared as an illustrator of Jane Austen within Macmillan's 1895–7 series (with introductions by Austin Dobson), Brock illustrating only Pride and Prejudice, and Hugh Thomson illustrating the other 5 titles. This series was only illustrated in black and white, which better suited Thomson's skilful use of line. A decade later, J. M. Dent, realising Brock's potential as a colourist, commissioned him to redo the Pride and Prejudice suite, this time in colour, and to create colour illustrations for the other five Austen titles. Dent's "Series of English Idylls" thus presents the first Brock illustrations for the complete Austen set and the first in colour. Brock was elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1908, and certainly his vision of Austen's world, its gentle graces and sharp ironies, is best expressed, as here, in colour. Furthermore, the colourful costumes and interior decor depicted in these illustrations are reputedly accurate to the Regency period, for Charles Brock and his brother Henry collected antique furniture and clothing so that their friends and relations could model for the artists in their Cambridge studio. Bookseller Inventory # 114342

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Austen, Jane

Published by Carey & Lea, Philadelphia (1832)

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From: Nudelman Rare Books (Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1832. First American edition. Two Volumes. Original publisher's cloth-backed, drab boards, lettering labels on spine (trace remnants, small contemporary institutional labels perished or remnant only). The exceedingly scarce first American edition, virtually non-existent in the original binding. One of 1250 printed. Very few copies of Austen American first editions have survived. As of 1997, "no appearance of the 1832 Mansfield Park at auction has been trace" (Gilson, rev. ed., 1997). A part from this copy, a survey of ABPC and AE records only one unsophisticated copy sold in the last 30 years (Gilson B4). Volumes cocked, few short splits at spine tips, generally light wear and staining to boards, corners rubbed, hinges tend, pastedowns loosened volume 1, scattered foxing throughout, occasionally heave volume 2, small chips at deckle, old penciled numerals on front endpapers, paper repairs on two leaves in volume 1 with no loss of text. Bookseller Inventory # 1948

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AUSTEN JANE

Published by RICHARD BENTLEY,LONDON (1833)

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Item Description: RICHARD BENTLEY,LONDON, 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. THIS IS THE RARE COMPLETE COLLECTED EDITION ,THE SIX NOVELS IN FIVE VOLUMES,EXQUISITE FULL CALF DARK BROWN BINDING,RAISED BANDS TO SPINES ,RED LEATHER LABELS TO EACH VOLUME WITH THE TITLES IN GILT THEREON ,ALSO IN GILT TO THE SPINES ARE THE DATE AND AUSTEN,MARBLED END PAPERS ,VERY FINE AND CLEAN CONTENT,A BEAUTIFUL SET OF THESE WORKS ,WHICH WERE PUBLISHED AFTER THE SAD DEMISE OF ENGLANDS FINEST NOVELIST,SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN PROUD AND DELIGHTED WITH THIS EDITION ,AND HER INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION; THERE ARE TWO ENGRAVINGS TO EACH VOLUME DEPICTING SCENES FROM THE NOVELS ,AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH ARE INSCRIBED ;PICKERING PINX,AND,GREATBACH SCALP. Bookseller Inventory # 5544330

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SENSE AND SENSIBILITY : A NOVEL.: Austen, Jane.

Austen, Jane.

Published by T. EGERTON, Whitehall., London. (1811)

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Item Description: T. EGERTON, Whitehall., London., 1811. First Edition. Volume Three only, 12mo. [4] 301pp [1] [2 pages with small margin loss] complete with the Rare half title. Published under the pseudonym, 'A Lady'. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Excellent copy, light spotting to end-papers. Bookseller Inventory # 914

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Pride and Prejudice: Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Published by T Egerton, UK (1813)

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From: Lasting Words Ltd (Northampton, UK, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: T Egerton, UK, 1813. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Good++. Second Edition. 2nd Edition 1813. Half-title are not present. The second edition is scarcer than the first. According to Gilson, the publishing history is rather obscure ("The size of the edition is not known). However, it is known that the second edition was entirely reset, resulting in occasional variations with the page as wel as spelling and punctuation and wording (Gilson A4 has a list of alterations). The second edition is thought to have been published in October the same year as the 1st edition. .Three volumes, bound in contemporary green calf with embossd details, raised bands and leather labels. Original hand marbled endpapers. A nice triple decker set of the second edition in a contemporary leather binding. Binding are quite worn/rubbed and maked in places but bindings are tight and square and holding very well. Books are good++ and quite bright. Edges quite rubbed in places. Light marking, staining and rubbing to leather surface on boards. Corners softened. Contents quite good. Pages age toned and with light usage marks. More images can be taken upon request. Ref11264 Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013659

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Austen, Jane

Published by WILKINS, CARTER & CO., BOSTON (1848)

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Item Description: WILKINS, CARTER & CO., BOSTON, 1848. HARD BACK green. Book Condition: FAIR. 4X7. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES inscription : Miss Clara A. Austin.from her Affectionate Uncle.Frank.January 1, 1850"; penciled inscription of another previous owner on front end papers; some pages separated from binding on middle section of the book; some foxing; shelfworn; sun-faded spine; gilt titles on spine; embossed decorated coverboard DATE PUBLISHED: 1848 EDITION: 326. Bookseller Inventory # 076229

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