Jane Austen and Steventon.

SKU: 17604

Pamphlet designed to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's birth. Illustrations by David Lines.  Norris, "Sometime Exhibitioner of St. John's College, Oxford," includes an introductory letter dated December 1975. Several pages are dedicated to his biography of Austen, a unique take focusing on her local world, and a description of the rectory and church history related to the Austens. Sermons preached at the special services held on July 27, 1975 in Steventon Church are included: Serma\on by Rev. W. A. A. Jarvis at Morning Service; Sermon by Canon F. Bussby of Winchester Cathedral at Evening Service. List of Rev. George Austen's children. Signed by the author, Basil Norris, rector of North Walthams, Steventon, Ashe, and Deane 1961-1976. Scarce, 20 page stapled pamphlet. Jane Austen Bi-Centenary Committee. Printed in Basingstoke. 1975. USED. $35.00