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Anthony Smith Books

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The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With Notes, Indexes and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources.

Description

8vo. 5 volumes, set. Second edition. (First, large paper, edition 1923). Original burgundy buckram, gilt. Black and white plates throughout each volume. Very light wear to the heads of the spines. Near fine. Chapman established the authoritative texts for the 20th century and was enormously influential in the revival of interest in Jane Austen’s work.

Price

£200.00