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Jane Austen
Jane Austen’s Novels Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson In Ten Volumes Vol I and II – Sense and Sensibility, Vol III and IV – Pride and Prejudice, Vol V and VI – Mansfield Park, Vol VII and VIII – Emma, Vol IX – Northanger Abbey, Vol X – Persuasion.
London: J. M. Dent and Company, 10 volumes complete, 1898, Illustrated by Brock, Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson. Bound in green half calf leather with gilt titles to dark red and green title labels, five raised bands and gilt floral decoration to the compartments. The volume number labels to Pride and Prejudice are on the wrong volume (i.e. Vol I label on Vol II and vice versa). Including Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion, in a uniform binding. Approximately 7 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles, 5 raised bands separating 6 compartments with gilt floral decoration to 4, gently worn top and tail, colour unevenly faded. Joints – good condition – sound, gently rubbed. Corners – good condition – bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – half green leather with marbled boards. Page edges – good condition – top edges gilt, fore and bottom edges gently tanned, some pages standing proud but secure. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – paper cracked to rear hinge of half of the volumes but holding strongly. Paste downs – good condition – marbled. End papers – good condition – marbled. Title – good condition – blue and gilt text with gilt decorated design with ribbons around the text in each volume, some foxing. Pages – good condition – full coloured tissue guarded frontispiece in each volume, 5 coloured plates plus the frontispiece to each volume, pages are lightly tanned. Binding – good condition – sound, an attractive set. See photos Publisher: see abov … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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