English Novelists.

SKU: 17193

Part of the Britain in Pictures series. With 8 plates in colour and 16 illustrations in black & white. The plates and illustrations are from famous illustrated editions of the novels discussed and portraits of the authors. Bowen starts with 16th century John Lyly and ends with Virginia Woolf. Refreshingly for the mid-20th century, Bowen includes women authors like Behn, Burney, Austen, Gaskell, right alongside the men in her survey. "Jane Austen seems to belong to no century." How true, as we all believe she belongs to us today! Condition is very good. This series had somewhat fragile dust jackets. This one has held up well. Collins. St James's Place. London. 1947. Hb, Dj. USED. $14.00