Adams, Oscar Fay


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An early, intimate biography based on the author's visits to various sites and extensive interviews, including assistance from surviving descendants, and perusal of Austen letters and early writings in addition to her mature novels. Intending to present Austen in a sympathetic light, Adams tries to capture the feeling of life in her world. Illustrated with black & white photos taken in the 1890's. Very clean, excellent condition in gray cloth. Spine slightly darkened. Originally published in 1891 by A. C. McClurg & Co. Second edition. Lee and Shepard Publishers. Boston. 1896. USED. $65.00