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Austen, Jane.
The Novels of Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Emma and Mansfield Park. Complete in ten volumes.
London; George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1925., 1925. Complete matching set. Octavo, pp. xix, [3], 253, [1]; [6], 250; vi, [2], 236; [6],245, [1]; vi, [4], 308; vi, [2], 327, [1]; vii, [3], 318; [6], 311, [1]; vi, [2], 306; [6], 312. Ten full-colour full-page plates by A. Wallis Martin to each volume, including frontispieces. Publishers' sage green cloth with gilt titles and floral decoration to spines. Charming pictorial endpapers from a watercolour by A. Wallis Martin to each volume. Spines ever so slightly sunned, and gently rubbed at tips. Minor foxing to text-block edge otherwise contents clean; no annotation or inscriptions. Near Fine. A handsome set, with a General Introduction by R. Brimley Johnson to Volume I, and his introductory notes to Vols. 3,5,6,7 & 9. This is a reissue of the 1908 Chatto & Windus edition of Austen's works and save for the binding is identical in every way. The delicately charming colour illustrations by A. Wallis Martin compliment the text superbly. Heavyweight, so a contribution towards increased postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery. Gilson, David: A Bibliography of Jane Austen p.285.
Bookseller: Keel Row Bookshop Ltd - ABA, ILAB & PBFA [North Shields, United Kingdom]

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