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cover of Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

by Lucy Worsley

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Published
2017
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Fine
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2nd Printing
ISBN
9781473632189
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2017. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine. 2nd printing, UK edition, 8vo, illustrated boards, issued without dust jacket, 387 pages, color and b/w illustrations, bibliography, notes, index. Condition is FINE, with a small crease to spine tail, unread. Worsley offers a fascinating view of Jane Austen's life through the lens of her various homes: Steventon, Bath,… Read more
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cover of Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney, being the Johsonian Passages from the Works of Mme. D'Arblay.

Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney, being the Johsonian Passages from the Works of Mme. D'Arblay.

by Burney, Frances; Chauncey Brewster Tinker, intro.

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Published
1911
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VG+
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1911. 1st Edition . Hardcover. VG+. Introduction and notes by Chauncey Brewster Tinker. 1st ed [published September 1911], 8vo, blind-stamped rust cloth, gilt titles, 252 pages, 15 b/w plates, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ / no jacket: light rubbing to spine extremities and corners, top page edge mildly "dusty," internally clean and tight.… Read more
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cover of A Chainless Soul: A Life of Emily Bronte

A Chainless Soul: A Life of Emily Bronte

by Frank, Katherine

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395425084
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$18.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st ed., 8vo, ivory boards with black backstrip, 303 pages, b/w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Condition is NEAR FINE / NEAR FINE jacket: very nice copy of this biography that sheds new light on our understanding of Emily Brontë's personality, experience, and writing - all from a… Read more
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cover of Peace Breaks Out

Peace Breaks Out

by Angela Thirkell

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Published
1947
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Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First American edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 1st American ed. 12mo, beige cloth with green titles, top edge green, 370 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD book / GOOD- jacket: front board has a faint damp stain on bottom edge with a slight rippling of the first several pages which does not affect… Read more
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cover of In the Footsteps of the Brontës

In the Footsteps of the Brontës

by Mrs. Ellis H. Chadwick [ Esther Alice Chadwick ]

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Published
1914
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Very Good
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$153.00

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New York: Brentano's, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. Various.. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering on front and spine, top edge gilt, deckled edges, 502 pages, 44 b/w illustrated plates, index, list of "Works by the Brontës." Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: slight rubbing to spine extremities, a slightly toned spine, owner bookplate of Edith Scoville ["Be… Read more
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cover of Fanny Burney. [ Twayne's English Author Series No. 67 ]

Fanny Burney. [ Twayne's English Author Series No. 67 ]

by Michael E. Adelstein

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Twayne Publishers, 1968. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Twayne's English Author Series No. 67. 1st ed. small 8vo, red boards with gilt titles and TEAS logo, 169 pages, notes, index, bibliography. Condition is NEAR FINE book / VERY GOOD jacket: book is like new; jacket has slight edgewear, some spotting to rear panel. A… Read more
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cover of Charlotte Bronte (Twayne's English Authors Series ; TEAS 203)

Charlotte Bronte (Twayne's English Authors Series ; TEAS 203)

by Blom, Margaret Howard

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780805766738
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$15.00

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Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 1st ed. [no additional printings], 8vo, reddish cloth, 176 pages, frontispiece of Brontë, notes and bibliography. Condition is NEAR FINE / no jacket: appears to be unread, slightest of rubbing to spine tail.
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cover of Pomfret Towers

Pomfret Towers

by Angela Thirkell

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Reprint ed. of 1949, c1938. 12mo, tan cloth, blue titles, map of Barsetshire endpapers, 192 pages. VERY GOOD book / FAIR jacket: book has minor wear to extremities, gentle bumping to corners, faint spine crease; jacket is edgeworn separated at front, spine sunned, price-clipped, now all quite lovely in protective mylar.… Read more
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cover of The Life of Charlotte Bronte

The Life of Charlotte Bronte

by E. C. Gaskell [ Elizabeth Cleghorn ]

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Published
1857
Condition
VG-
Edition
First American edition
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$253.00

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New York: D. Appleton, 1857. First American edition . Hardcover. VG-. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st American edition, 12mo, blind-stamped patterned boards with gilt lettering on spine, blue paper endpapers, 2 vols. [285, 269 pages], publisher ads in vol. I are 2 pages [should be 6, but nothing is missing - misbound], vol. II has… Read more
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cover of Why Jane Austen?

Why Jane Austen?

by Rachel M. Brownstein

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Published
2011
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780231153904
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New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 1st Edition . Hardcover. New/New. 1st edition, 8vo, lime green paper-backed boards, 285 pages, index, b/w illustrations. Condition: NEW book / NEW Jacket: brand new. An absolutely essential book in Austen literary criticism.
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cover of Makers of Modern American Fiction ( Women ); The Mentor, Vol. 7, No. 13 August 15, 1919, Serial no. 185.

Makers of Modern American Fiction ( Women ); The Mentor, Vol. 7, No. 13 August 15, 1919, Serial no. 185.

by Arthur B. Maurice

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Published
1919
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Very Good
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New York: Mentor Association, 1919. Soft cover. Very Good. From The Mentor's Department of Literature, Volume 7, Number 13, August 15, 1919, Serial No. 185. Large 8vo, stapled wraps, 12 pages, six photogravures laid-in. Condition is VERY GOOD: light edgewear around paper covers and spine, internally clean and tight with all six gravures present and in excellent condition.… Read more
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Men and Manners of the Eighteenth Century.

by Susan Hale

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Chautauqua-Century Press, 1898. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Susan Hale. Men and Manners of the Eighteenth Century. New York: Chautauqua-Century Press, 1898 / Meadville, PA: Flood and Vincent, 1898. 1st thus ed. 12mo, green cloth with black decoration, gilt titles on spine, 326 pages, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ / no jacket: slight rubbing… Read more
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cover of The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

by George Eliot

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Herbert Tauss. George Eliot. The Mill on the Floss. Description: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1981. 8vo, green cloth with gilt decoration / green leather backstrip, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark, 536 pages, b/w illustrations by… Read more
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cover of The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay [ Frances Burney ]. 3 Volumes.

The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay [ Frances Burney ]. 3 Volumes.

by Frances Burney. [ Madame D'Arblay ]

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Published
1892
Condition
VG
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$78.00

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London / New York: Frederick Warne, 1892. Hardcover. VG. With notes by W. C. Ward, and prefaced by Lord Macaulay's Essay "Madame D'Arblay." 3 volumes, 12mo, burgundy pebbled cloth w/ gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt, vol. 1: 447pp, engraved frontispiece of Burney (based on a drawing by Edward Burney); vol. 2: 468pp, engraved frontis of George… Read more
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One Woman's "Situation": A Study of Mary Wollstonecraft.

by George, Margaret.

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Published
1970
Condition
NF/NF
Edition
First Edition
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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970. First Edition . Hardcover. NF/NF. 1st ed, 8v0, burgundy cloth, 174 pages, 1 b/w illustration, index. Condition: NEAR FINE book / NEAR FINE jacket: owner name on fep; jacket has a small faint stain to front cover, tiny tear to front top corner. Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), one of the first… Read more
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cover of Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.

Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans [ Felicia Hemans ], by Her Sister.

by Harriet Hughes.

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Published
1840
Condition
Collectible; VG-
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$38.00

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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. Hardcover. Collectible; VG-. Later printing, 12mo, original brownish publisher's cloth with paper spine label, 336 pages, 6 pages publisher ads. Condition: VERY GOOD- : cover wear (staining, fading, slight rippling to rear board cloth), faint foxing to endpapers, three owner names to front endpaper, internally clean and tight. Hemans (1793-1835), born Felicia… Read more
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A Magazine of Her Own?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's Magazine, 1800-1914

by Beetham, Margaret

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Published
1996
Condition
VG+
Edition
First paperback edition
ISBN
9780415141123
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$28.00

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London / NY: Routledge, 1996. First paperback edition . Soft cover. VG+. 1st softbound edition, 8vo, 242 pages, b/w illustrations, extensive bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with little wear, a slightly sunned spine. "A lively and revealing historical exploration of the immensely popular ladies' magazines of the 19th and early 20th century; Beetham investigates how these magazines deployed… Read more
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The Passionate Shepherdess: The Life of Aphra Behn 1640-1689

by Duffy, Maureen

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Published
2000
Condition
VG+
ISBN
9781842121665
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London: Phoenix, 2000. Soft cover. VG+. 1842121669 Reprint ed. [originally published in 1977 by Jonathan Cape], 8vo, wraps, 332 pages, b/w illustrations, bibliography, index. Condition: VERY GOOD+ with little wear.
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The Novels of Mrs. Aphra Behn.

by Behn, Aphra; Ernest A. Baker, Introd.

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Published
1905
Condition
G+
Edition
First paperback edition
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London: George Routledge, 1905. First paperback edition . Hardcover. G+. No additional printings noted. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt titles, top edge gilt, 380 pages, xxxvii - introduction by Ernest A. Baker. Condition: GOOD+ / no jacket: fading to the black at edges and spine, rubbing to extremities with 1" tear to top spine gutter,… Read more
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Louisa May Alcott

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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Published
1952
Condition
VG-/VG
Edition
First Thus Edition
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$25.00

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London: Peter Nevill, 1952. First Thus Edition . Hardcover. VG-/VG. 1st UK edition [originally published 1950], 8vo, reddish cloth, 424 pages, b/w illustrations, extensive bibliography and notes, index. Condition: VERY GOOD- book / VERY GOOD jacket: rubbing to board edges, small tear to spine tail, first 3 pages have small tears at top edge,… Read more
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