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The Novels of Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R W Chapman. In Five Volumes. by Jane Austen - First Edition - 1923 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The Novels of Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R W Chapman. In Five Volumes.

by Jane Austen

Condition: Near Fine/N


Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923 A near fine set of the 1st Oxford edition of Jane Austen's Novels, in the large paper version - limited to 1,000 sets of which 950 were for sale. The set consists of 5 volumes (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are in one volume) with detailed notes, additional information and numerous illustrations. This set has been recently rebound by Elizabeth Howard - with pale blue calf spines (with title labels) and corners and matching marbled boards. New endpapers. Page edges to side and base untrimmed. Each volume has a colour frontispiece: in the case of Mansfield Park, this has an additional flap to give 2 different views of the same scene; and in Vol V there is a colour frontispiece for both books. All other illustrations are present as called for. Sense and Sensibility 429pp; Pride and Prejudice 415pp; Mansfield Park 567pp; Emma 521pp; Northanger Abbey 252pp; Persuasion 263pp. There is the very occasional spot, for example on the verso of the street plan of Bath at the end of Vol V, but otherwise contents very clean. A lovely set.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032093
  • Title: The Novels of Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R W Chapman. In Five Volumes.
  • Author: Jane Austen
  • Format/binding: Half-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Place: Oxford
  • Date published: 1923
  • Keywords: Jane Austen; Clarendon Press Austen; Austen Oxford edition; R W Chapman
  • Bookseller catalogs: LITERATURE; Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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