Jane Austen: Her Contemporaries and Herself, An Essay in Criticism.
M233. A loving early tribute to Austen that defends her contemporary female writers. Burney, Ferrier, Edgeworth and Radcliffe are rightly argued to be no less interesting because Austen outshines them all in contemporary estimation. Presentation copy. Green cloth with white cloth spine, gilt lettering. Spine darkened with age and bumped. Top corners bumped. Green cloth with some worn areas. Very clean pages. Longmans, Green and Co, London, NY, Bombay: 1899. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co, London. USED. $65.00