Jane Austen. The Critical Heritage.
Southam meticulously researched the reception of Austen's works in the early years. The result is a survey that has become one of the most important books on Austen. Starting wih a review of SS(1811), moving on to PP, MP, E, and NA and P, continuing with important essays through 1870. This book became known as Volume 1 of the Critical Heritage. Some wear to the top of the jacket at spine and back cover, and jacket is price- cut. Otherwise Very Good. First published in 1968. This is the Second impression, 1969. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, and Barnes and Noble, NY. Printed in Great Britain by W & J Mackay and Co Ltd, Chatham. Hb, dj. USED. $85.00