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AUSTEN, Jane.

Northanger Abbey: and Persuasion.

With a biographical notice of the author.

Stock Code
99927
London, John Murray, 1818
£11,500

Austen's first and last works, written in 1797-98 and 1815-16 respectively, first published shortly after her death with a biographical note by her brother, Henry Austen.

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Description

First edition; 4 volumes, 12mo; half title to volume I only and without final blanks to vol. IV, as often the case when bound; a little foxing with very occasional spots, early repair to vol. III title; near-contemporary non-pareil marbled boards, later rebacked in sheep and recornered in cloth, removal of bookplates from all volumes, lightly rubbed and bumped with a little chipping at extremities, nonetheless a very good set; vol I: xxiv, 300pp; paper-flaw to M5; vol. II: [2], 331, [1 (blank)]pp; vol. III: [2], 280pp; early manuscript annotation p. 115, trimmed; some early repair to title; vol. IV: [2], 308pp.

Bibliography

Gilson A9; Keynes 9.

Stock ID:99927

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