Good. Book A first edition of Letters of Jane Austen, complete in two volumes. Edited by Edward, Lord Brabourne, the grand-nephew of Austen, the work offers a hugely interesting insight into Austen's life and work via the correspondence compiled here, and has contains two frontispiece plates of Austen and of Godmersham House. Condition: In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, there are markings to the boards, as well as prominent wear to the boards, extremities, joints and backstrip, with some strain to hinges and partial detachment to the endpages of volume two. Internally, the pages are generally firmly bound, though there is some strain in areas, and are largely bright and clean, aside from the odd spot. Contains an ink inscription to the endapages of volume one. Overall: GOOD.
Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Octavo. Cloth Hardback, 1884. Ex-Library books, with usual library treatments. xv + 374pp, 366pp. Frontispiece, each volume. Tissue guarded. Rebound in dark green cloth, with gilt lettering on spines. Usual bumps and rubs to extremity edges. Hinges, intact. Textblocks, sturdy. Pages, clean and intact. Half-title page has a small tear to bottom edge, in volume 1. Library stamps through volumes. Photographs available on request. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, Your purchase supports literacy charities.
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