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EMMA by  Jane Austen - Hardcover - 1964 - from Windy Hill Books and Biblio.com

EMMA

by Austen, Jane

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NY: Heritage Press, 1964. Hard Cover. Near fine in a Near fine slipcase, no dj as issued. Light sun fading to cloth at spine, else fine. Priority and/or international shipping on this item will be extra and will be at actual shipping cost.. Illus. by Fritz Kredel.

Emma, by Jane Austen, is a comic novel about the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively 'comedy of manners' among her characters. Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like.




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