5 December 2006
[AUSTEN, Jane]. [Works]. Collection of 5 works in 16 volumes. Many half-titles and/or titles supplied in facsimile. Uniformly bound in red morocco gilt by Birdsall. ALL FIRST EDITIONS.
Sense and Sensibility: A novel... By a Lady. London: for the author by C. Roworth and published by T. Egerton, 1811.3 volumes, 12o (169 x 103 mm). JANE AUSTEN'S FIRST PUBLISHED NOVEL. Gilson A1; Keynes 1; Sadleir 62b.
Pride and Prejudice. London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1813. 3 volumes, 12o (168 x 103 mm). Gilson A3, Keynes Austen 3.
Mansfield Park: A Novel... By the Author of "Sense and Sensibility," and "Pride and Prejudice". London: T. Egerton, 1814. 3 volumes, 12o (174 x 104 mm). Gilson A6; Keynes p. 11; Sadleir I, 62c.
Emma: A Novel... By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c. London: John Murray, 1816. 3 volumes, 12o (173 x 103 mm). Gilson A8; Keynes p. 14; Sadleir I, 62d.
Northanger Abbey: and Persuasion. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice" and "Mansfield Park," &c. London: John Murray, 1818. 4 volumes, 12o (173 x 105 mm). The half-titles in this copy correspond (with one exception) to Gilson: Vol. 1 with half-title for "Biographical Notice" on A2, Vol. 2 half-title for Northanger Abbey as Gilson A (not B), Vols. 3-4 half-titles on A2 (for Persuasion Vols. 1 and 2, respectively). Gilson A9; Keynes 9; Sadleir I, 62e.
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