Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends.

SKU: 16717

"Illustrations by Ellen G. Hill, and Reproductions in Photogravure, etc." This charming account follows the literary pilgrimage of two sisters tracing Jane Austen's footsteps. Avid fans of her writing, Constance and Ellen Hill were given access to
manuscripts of Austen's letters as well as unpublished family memoirs and notebooks containing the "Minor Works." Investigating the author's life as well as those of her characters, this sweetly illustrated homage travels across the English countryside for an
intimate glimpse of Austen's world. Good/Very Good condition with slight splitting of the cloth cover at the back hinge and very light foxing on the pasted down and last few end pages. Spine cover is scuffed in the middle and a bit worn at top and bottom. Top pages gilt is bright and clean. Pages are very clean. No previous owner marks. Gilson M251. First edition in original cover as published. John Lane. London and New York. Hb. 1902. USED. $130.00