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Austen, Jane (1775-1817)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Austen, Jane (1775-1817), Pride and Prejudice: A Novel, London: G. Sidney for T. Egerton, 1813, first edition, three volumes, old calf, 12mo, (all half-titles lacking and title pages lacking from volumes I and II, volumes I and II with minor browning, pages 35-43 in volume III mostly sprung and with ragged edges, some marginalia and underlining throughout, a few leaves torn). Gilson A3; Sadleir 62b; Tinker 204.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

London, Book collecting, Book design, Marginalia, Robert Browning, Sidney

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