Jane Austen: Her Homes & Her Friends.
"New Edition." 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 They were given access to previously unpublished manuscripts and letters and spoke to folks who carried tales handed down from Jane Austen's time.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. The 1901 Preface; this is a reprint of the 1901 edition. With ads for other John Lane books. Green cloth darkened at spine. Corners bumped. On first free endpaper, inscribed "To our dear cousin Bessie A... from the Author and the Illustrator Oct 1921." John Lane. London and New York. 1904. Hb. USED. $185.00