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Book Description

VOL. 1 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY 429 pgs, copyright page states 2nd Edition 1926, VOL. 2 PRIDE AND PREJUDICE 415 pgs. copyright page states Third Impression 1932. VOL. 3 MANSFIELD PARK 567 pgs; Third Edition 1934. VOL 4 EMMA 521 pgs; copyright page states Third Edition 1933. VOL 5 NORTHANGAR ABBEY AND PERSUATION 309 pgs; Third Edition 1933. General shelf wear, faded spines, rubbed covers, very light foxing on end papers, good binding, clean bodies, and unmarked interiors. Additional shipping will be required for this 5 Vol. set.
Dealer Notes
Austen's novels remained in print throughout the 19th century, it was the scholarly work of Robert William Chapman (1881-1960) that produced the first modern edition, in 1923; he revised his work in 1925 and 1933. Chapman had planned to edit Austen's novels as early as 1912 with Katharine Marion Metcalfe, and completed it, with her assistance, in 1923. His editions were "judiciously annotated and accompanied by numerous appendixes of great importance" (DNB), and they firmly established Austen's novels within the otherwise male canon of English literature.
Author Austen, Jane
Date 1926-1933
Binding Cloth
Publisher Oxford Univ Press
Illustrator N/A
Condition Very Good -
Pages 415/567/521/309

Price: £450.00

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