Volume the First: In Her Own Hand.
This lovely new edition of Austen's juvenilia has a complete facsimile of her notebook, followed by a full transcription. Kathryn Sutherland wrote the opening chapter: "A Writer's Apprenticeship." Frederic and Elfrida, Jack and Alice, Henry and Eliza, The Beautifull Casandra, and many more of our favorites. Heavy cloth covers decorated to look like an old 1/4 leather book on the shelf. Heavy paper, gold silk page marker, bound with luxurious stitching. Abbeville Press. 2014. NEW. $22.00