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    The Novels.

    Edinburgh: 1911-12

    The Winchester edition; considered the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. In this enlarged issue, the set has two additional volumes, comprising Lady Susan and The Watsons, taken from the 1871 Memoir, together with Jane Austen's letters. Rare in contemporary binding... Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 121771

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  2. 133428
    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1811. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 133428

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  3. 133426
    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1813. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 133426

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  4. 133418
    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1816. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 133418

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  5. 134388
    First Hammond edition. Christine "Chris" Hammond (1860-1900) was a prominent female illustrator best known for her book illustrations of Jane Austen, William Makepeace Thackeray, Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot. Of Austen's works Hammond illustrated just Sense and Sensibility and Emma (1898). By "representing the main... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 134388

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  6. 118384
    First Bentley Edition. No. XXVII of the Standard Novels series. Bentley bought the copyrights of all Jane Austen's works to include them in his Standard Novels series, apparently aiming at the private buyer, as circulating libraries still had copies of the originals. Bentley later reissued the volumes as a set, but this... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 118384

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  7. 132826
    An attractive set of Austen's novels, comprising later printings of the Thomson and Brock illustrated editions. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 132826

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  8. 126625
    Third Clarendon edition of the collected novels. An attractively bound set. Learn More
    £1,575

    Stock Code: 126625

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  9. 114105
    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1811. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 114105

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  10. 127521
    A very handsomely bound set of Austen's novels. It is apparently a reprint of the six volume Steventon edition of 1882, the last complete edition of Austen's works to be published by Bentley, and is rather scarce: both Keynes and Gilson make note of this reprint but report having "not seen this". Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 127521

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  11. 99200
    A very handsome set; apparently a reprint of the Steventon edition of 1882 and rather scarce: both Keynes and Gilson report having "not seen this". Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 99200

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  12. .
    First one-volume edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 81627

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  13. 51578detail

    The Novels.

    Edinburgh: 1911-12

    The Winchester edition; considered the most attractive of the unillustrated editions of Jane Austen's works produced around this time. In this enlarged issue, the set has two additional volumes, comprising Lady Susan and The Watsons, taken from the 1871 Memoir, together with Jane Austen's letters. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 51578

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  14. 80199
    First Clarendon press edition. One of a limited edition of 1,000 sets on large paper with the letters in 2 volumes. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 80199

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  15. 86986detail
    A handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 86986

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    Large-paper edition, limited to 1000 sets, of which 950 are for sale. A particularly handsome set of Austen's novels. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 76737

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