Bentley - A Memoir of Jane Austen Together With 'Lady Susan: A Novel' &c.
"A memoir of Jane Austen by her nephew J. E. Austen Leigh Second Edition to which is added Lady Susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales by Miss Austen." J.E.A.L.'s preface November 17, 1870. This book also includes the alternate ending of Persuasion. Undated newspaper clipping glued in back cover is an original 1871 book review. Dark blue/green cloth with embossed designs on front and back cover and gilt title and design on spine. Previous owner signature in front. First and last endpages loose. Some foxing. Spine bumped at top and bottom and slightly cocked. Pages clean. Richard Bentley and Son, London, 1871. USED. $115.00