Jane Austen: Her Homes & Her Friends.

SKU: 16749-2

First published in 1901. Constance Hill [1844?-1929] and her sister Ellen took the original Janeite pilgrimage, following in Austen's footsteps by carriage and on foot through Hampshire, Bath, Lyme, London, anywhere they could find Jane had been. They were given access to previously unpublished manuscripts and letters and spoke to folks who carried tales handed down from Jane Austen's time. Ellen drew the illustrations. Includes Preface to the Third Edition and Preface to the First Edition. Hinges loosening, spine tanned. Stain to top of pages is faded. Pretty edition in pictorial cloth printed by Richard Clay & Sons, Ltd., Printers, Bungay. John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1923. Hb. USED. $50.00
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