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"HER GREATEST NOVEL"

AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. London, 1816. Three volumes.

First edition of the last novel Austen published in her lifetime, her exquisitely comedic and unerringly insightful social satire—"artistry… as elaborate as any novelist has ever achieved," with all half titles, in a lovely contemporary binding. $40,000.

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FIRST COLLECTED AND FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN, 1833

AUSTEN, Jane. Novels. London, 1833. Five volumes.

Important first collected and first illustrated edition of the novels of Jane Austen, "mother of the English 19th-century novel" (Kunitz & Haycraft), printed from the plates of Bentley's "Standard Novel" editions of 1833, each volume with engraved frontispiece illustration and vignette title page, finely bound. "Very rare in any state" (Gilson). $28,000.

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JANE AUSTEN’S NOVELS, ILLUSTRATED AND HANDSOMELY BOUND

AUSTEN, Jane. Novels. London, 1910. Six volumes.

Later edition of Austen’s novels, including a memoir of the author by her nephew, J.E. Austen Leigh, and a selection of her letters, with a frontispiece and one additional illustration in each volume (for a total of 12 illustrations), handsomely bound. $5500.

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THE CLARENDON AUSTEN, HANDSOMELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED

AUSTEN, Jane. The Novels. Oxford, 1926. Five volumes.

Mixed second and third editions of the Clarendon Austen, illustrated with over 40 plates from contemporary sources, and with reproduction title pages from the first editions, handsomely bound. $4800.

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THE CLARENDON AUSTEN, HANDSOMELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED

AUSTEN, Jane. The Novels. Oxford, 1946. Five volumes.

Third edition, third and fourth printings, of the Clarendon Austen, illustrated with over 40 plates from contemporary sources, and with reproduction title pages from the first editions, handsomely bound. $4200.

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