Austen, Jane.


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Priced to sell! A beautiful set of the Bentley New Edition published between 1872 and 1878, bound together in half calf and dark green buckram. With marbled endpages and page edges all around. Four ribs on spine, with gilt decorations and black label. Very clean with minimal foxing on a few title pages. Some wear to the leather, with some tears at the tops of the spines, especially the Memoirs volume. All six novels in five volumes, plus an additional volume housing James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir, including the canceled chapter of Persuasion, as well as the newly added Lady Susan and The Watsons.  Dates are as follows: S&S 1875. P&P 1878. MP 1877. E 1876. NA & P 1877. Memoir & LS 1872.  Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington Street. Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty. London. USED. $1100