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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen - Hardcover - 1906 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London : J M Dent & Co, 1906 A very good set in the original decorative cloth bindings, edited by R Brimley Johnson, and with 12 colour plates by H M Brock. 4th edition thus. The bindings have gilt titles to spine and front board. The top page edges are gilt; the remaining edges are uncut. Original page markers are present. With half titles, showing that they were volumes V and VI of Brimley Johnson's series; colour frontispieces; decorative title pages; listing of illustrations; and text with head and tailpieces. Volume I has a preface. Vol I 245pp; Vol II 249pp. All the plates are present as called for.Vol I has a slight bump to the bottom corner of the front board and the spine is slightly dulled and with a small mark at the bottom. Vol II has a small bump to the top corner of the front board and the spine and board edges are slightly dulled. Contents of both are in very good clean condition. The stitching is visible between pp10 and 11 in Vol I but the volume is sound and tight.
Multi-volume Set

Mansfield Park is a novel by Jane Austen, written at Chawton Cottage between 1812 and 1814. It was published in July 1814 by Thomas Egerton, who published Jane Austen's two earlier novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. When the novel reached a second edition, its publication was taken over by John Murray, who also published its successor, Emma.


  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032784
  • Title: Mansfield Park
  • Author: Jane Austen
  • Illustrator: H M Brock
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J M Dent & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1906
  • Keywords: nineteen century jane austen; colour plate Austen; Brock Austen; Brock illustrated jane austen
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6� - 7�" tall


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On Mar 28 2008, adle_international said:
  "Great Book of the Month Club Edition"


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gilt
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