London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
[AUSTEN, Jane (1775-1817)] Emma: a Novel, London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. 3 volumes. 12° (170 x 90mm.). (Lacking half titles, blank P6 lacking in vol. one, repair to foredge of title in vol. II, O5 and Q1 with repaired tears in vol. II, M12 with repaired tear in vol. III, a few leaves with a small piece of margin torn away, occasional light spotting). Later half calf, spines with red morocco lettering-pieces. (Joints lightly rubbed). Provenance: indistinct early signature on titles.
FIRST EDITION. Gilson A8; Keynes p. 14; Sadleir 62d. (3)
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