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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.

THE NOVELS. Six Volumes; Sense and Sensibility. - Pride and Prejudice. - Mansfield Park. - Emma. - Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. - Lady Susan, The Watsons, A Memoir and Letters. ---- The Handy Library Edition.


SIX VOLUMES. ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS. 8vo. (7.2 x 5 inches). Illustrated with 14 full page colour plates, 10 scenes from the books (artist unknown) plus two portraits and views of Austen’s burial place and Chawton Cottage. Very good clean and bright copies in the publishers red cloth bindings with gilt decoration and lettering to the spines. Single blind ruled border on boards. The boards are a little rubbed to the extrmities but overall this is a very good set of this uncommon edition. The volumes are reprinted from an 1892 American edition but with cancel title pages issued in London.