AUSTEN (JANE) Sense and Sensibility: a Novel. In Three Volumes. By a Lady, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1811
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AUSTEN (JANE) Sense and Sensibility: a Novel. In Three Volumes. By a Lady, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, 1811
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[AUSTEN (JANE)]
Sense and Sensibility: a Novel. In Three Volumes. By a Lady, 3 vol., first edition, without half-titles, final blank leaf present in volume 2 only, some pale foxing and staining, contemporary calf, sides with gilt and blind-tooled borders, rebacked preserving most of original backstrips and red morocco labels [Keynes 1; Gilson A1; Sadleir 62a], 12mo (173 x 104mm.), Printed for the author, by C. Roworth... and published by T. Egerton, 1811

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  • FIRST EDITION OF JANE AUSTEN'S FIRST PUBLISHED NOVEL. According to Keynes, Egerton printed no more than 1000 copies, priced at 15 shillings in boards; all were sold by the middle of 1813.
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