The Novels Of Jane Austen In Five Volumes
Ref. 113508 Edition. Limited Edition
Published By: Oxford at The Clarendon Press 1923 (London)
The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions By R.W. Chapman. Freshly rebound in rich half-bound Morocco leather complimented by camel fabric cloth boards, this complete five-edition set of Austen novels is a gorgeous addition to the bookshelf of any lover of classic fiction. Large paper edition, limited to 1,000 sets, of which 950 were for sale. 'With notes, indexes, and illustrations from contemporary sources'. Features, in order of numbering, Vol. I. Sense and Sensibility, Vol. II. Pride and Prejudice, Vol. III. Mansfield Park, Vol. IV. Emma, Vol. V. Northanger Abbey. Condition is uniform throughout the set: clean and bright throughout, top edge beautifully bright gilt, fore edge and bottom edge mostly untrimmed. Features lovely understated gilt patterns to bound edges, alongside further gilt decoration and titling to spine distributed between undamaged raised bands. Handsome full-colour frontispiece illustrations to each novel, with the particularly interesting and innovative addition of a matching paper overlay within 'Mansfield Park' to show both the north and south front of Harleston Park. Overall, a brilliant condition set, restored with skill and beauty to their intended state.
Book Condition: Fine
Size: large 8vo
Binding: Hard Back
Book Type: Half Leather