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Pride and Prejudice [with] Sense and Sensibility [with] Mansfield Park [with] Northanger Abbey [with] Persuasion [with] Emma.  THE NOVELS  COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASES by Jane AUSTEN - First Edition - [2013-2017] - from Island Books (SKU: 33841)

Pride and Prejudice [with] Sense and Sensibility [with] Mansfield Park [with] Northanger Abbey [with] Persuasion [with] Emma. THE NOVELS COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASES

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Pride and Prejudice [with] Sense and Sensibility [with] Mansfield Park [with] Northanger Abbey [with] Persuasion [with] Emma. THE NOVELS COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASES

by Jane AUSTEN

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Folio Society,, [2013-2017]. 6 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus (save one volume), with coloured frontispieces and plates; uniformly bound in gold cloth, upper boards and backstrips elaborately blocked in white and black, backstrips lettered in black, stone endpapers, a fine set in publisher's board slip-cases, each case illustrated with a quotation blocked in gilt. The set comprises: Pride and Prejudice. Introduced by Sebastian Faulks. Illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso (third impression thus, 2017); Sense and Sensibility. Introduced by Elena Ferrante. Illustrated by Philip Bannister (first edition thus, 2015); Mansfield Park. Introduced by Lucy Worsley. Illustrated by Darya Shnykina (first edition thus, 2017); Northanger Abbey. Introduced by Val McDermid. Illustrated by Jonathan Burton (first edition thus, 2017); Persuasion. Introduced by Siri Hustvedt. Illustrated by Deanna Staffo (first edition thus, 2016); Emma. Introduced by Fay Weldon. Illustrated by Sam Wolfe Connelly (first edition thus, 2015). A FINE SET OF AN ELEGANT EDITION.

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Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen. First published on 28 January 1813, it was her second published novel. Its manuscript was initially written between 1796 and 1797 in Steventon, Hampshire, where Austen lived in the rectory. Originally called First Impressions, it was never published under that title, and in following revisions it was retitled Pride and Prejudice.

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On Jan 5 2016, a reader said:
this is my #1 favorite book of all the Jane Austen books. i love the way elizabeth and darcy talk to each other.
On Jun 5 2014, a reader said:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is listed by many as a universal Classic and, rightfully, frequents many “Must Read” lists.

Elizabeth Bennett lives in a small country estate. Daughter to a poor country gentleman who has four other daughters, her prospects of marriage are slim. That doesn’t bother Elizabeth, however. She is beautiful, smart, opinionated, strong-willed and in no hurry to find a husband. Her mother, who frequently embarrasses her and her older sister Jane by pushing them at any eligible bachelor, has other plans for her. While at a public ball, she is introduced to mild-mannered pleasant Mr. Bingley who is taken by Jane instantly. Also in attendance is Mr. Bingley’s best friend Mr. Darcy. Mr. Darcy is handsome and rich but gives the impression of distaste when introduced to Elizabeth. Throughout the story, they constantly misunderstand and miss-judge each other making many nearly grievous mistakes.

If you are anything like me, you will be just as frustrated with Elizabeth as she learns Mr. Darcy’s true character and how to let go of her objections to love and simply fall.

This is truly my all-time favorite book so far. I read it at least once a year, usually around Christmastime. Given that Austen’s writing describes this time-period so intricately, I can picture myself as Elizabeth Bennett every time I read it. And, just like Elizabeth Bennett, I fall in love with Mr. Darcy every time as well.

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Bookseller
Island Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33841
Title
Pride and Prejudice [with] Sense and Sensibility [with] Mansfield Park [with] Northanger Abbey [with] Persuasion [with] Emma. THE NOVELS COMPLETE IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASES
Author
Jane AUSTEN
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Folio Society,
Date published
[2013-2017]
Keywords
folio society, austen, jane austen
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