"IT IS A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED, THAT A SINGLE MAN IN POSSESSION OF A GOOD FORTUNE MUST BE IN WANT OF A WIFE"
AUSTEN, Jane. Novels and Letters. New York and Philadelphia, 1906. Twelve volumes.
Stoneleigh edition of Austen's writings, number 270 of 1250 copies, illustrated with over 60 color plates by C.E. and H.M. Brock, a splendid 12-volume set beautifully bound in crimson calf and morocco gilt. $7000.