1906 Letters and Novels of Jane Austen 10 Volume Set

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FULL TITLE:  Letters and Novels of Jane Austen

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Written by Jane Austen

Published by Frank S. Holby

Edited by R. Brimley Johnson

Illustrated by C.E. and H.M. Brock

 

DESCRIPTION:

The limited and lovely Chawton Edition of Jane Austen's letters and novels. Originally a twelve-volume set, it is sold here with ten volumes, missing Part I of Pride & Prejudice and of Mansfield Park.

Ed. Brimley Johnson. Letters and Novels of Jane Austen. New York, NY: Frank S. Holby, 1906. Chawton Edition, limited, No. 925 of 1250; 10 of 12 volumes (missing Volume III and V), Hardcover. 8vo; bound in brown cloth with paper labels on spines; title pages printed in red and black; with coloured frontispieces, and several coloured illustrations in each volume; deckled pages.

"This edition of The novels and letters of Jane Austen is limited to twelve hundred and fifty numbered and registered copies." 

Contents:
I-II. Sense and Sensibility
III-IV. Pride and Prejudice (missing Volume III, Part I)
V-VI. Mansfield Park (missing Volume V, Part I)
VII-VIII. Emma
IX. Northanger Abbey
X. Persuasion
XI. Lady Susan; The Watsons; Letters, Part I
XII. Letters of Jane Austen, Part II

CONDITION: Very good condition, some foxing and browning, deckled pages flaking and browned; brown cloth with some stains and discolouration; paper labels on spine with some lacks and chips, tissue guards intact, missing two volumes, Vol. III and Vol. V, part I of Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park; edges and corners with wear, some bumped, overall very good.