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Jane Austen An Anthology

By: Ash, Russell and Higton, Bernard

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Aurum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16977

ISBN: 1854102605

Condition: Very Good


64pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Gift inscription on the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. An anthology of selections from Jane Austen's writings, the recolections of her friends, early reviews etc. - part of the Great Writers series of concise introductions to the work of great authors. View more info

My Dear Cassandra The Illustrated Letters

By: Austen, Jane and Hughes-Hallett, Penelope

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1991

Seller ID: 16972

ISBN: 185585015X

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 1604pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. Many contemporary colour and sepia illustrations. Small signature of the original owner to the flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. A selection of the letters of Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra, direct, perceptive and witty and showing the raw material which inspired her novels. View more info

The British Library Jane Austen Diary 2010

By: Austen, Jane and Welland, Freydis Jane

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Francis Lincoln: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16976

ISBN: 0711230072

Condition: Fine


Tall format desk diary with a week to each page, with many full page contemporary colour illustrations and silhouette illustratons of relevance to Jane Austen's life or work. The boards are covered in striped blue paper with silhouette decoration and black spine. Ribbon marker. Gift inscription to the reverse of the flyleaf, but the diary has not been used and is very clean. If intended for use, January 1st in 2010 fell on a Friday! View more info

Pride And Prejudice Vol II of The Novels of Jane Austen The Text Based on Collations of the Early Editions By R W Chapman

By: Austen, Jane, and Chapman, R W and Lascelles, Mary

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1976

Seller ID: 6228

ISBN: 019254702X

Condition: Very Good


The second volume of the third edition of The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen, edited by Dr Chapman, and revised by Mary Lascelles. 416pp. The illustrated dustjacket is priceclipped and has a couple of small sellotape offset marks to the turnover flap, but is otherwise complete. B + w illustrations. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. View more info

Jane Austen and the English Landscape

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Barn Elms: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16974

ISBN: 1899551025

Condition: Very Good


Large format. 135pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, a little faded to the spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. Original owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. The real and fictional landscapes in Jane Austen's work, and the ideas behind the response of her characters to landscape, reflecting contemporary 'taste and feeling' - sensibility, the gothic etc.. View more info

A Portrait of Jane Austen

By: Cecil, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Constable: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16975

ISBN: 094624003

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 208pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. Colour and b + w illustrations. Original owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. With the aid of material drawn from Jane Austen's letters, her novels, and other people's recollections of her, Lord David Cecil's biography reconstructs her living personality and explores its relation to her art and the society in which she lived. View more info

Jane Austen and The Clergy

By: Collins, Irene

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Hambledon: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16969

ISBN: 1852851147

Condition: Fine


242pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. SIGNED by the author on the title page, otherwise a very clean copy. The central importance of Jane Austen's clerical background and a demonstration of the importance of the clergymen in her novels, how they were educated and appointed etc.. View more info

Jane Austen's Christmas The Festive Season in Georgian England

By: Hubert, Maria (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Sutton Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16973

ISBN: 075091307X

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 120pp, laminated colour illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A couple of tiny spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. The Christmas entertainments of Jane Austen and her contemporaries - food, charades, balls etc with Christmas extracts from her writing. View more info

Jane Austen and Food

By: Lane, Maggie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Hambledon: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16970

ISBN: 1852851244

Condition: Good


184pp, complete illustrated dustjacket, a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. Small signature of the original owner to the flyleaf, some passages marked to the margin in the first half of the book, otherwise clean. The vital part played by the ritual of meals in Jane Austen's novels, and the attitude of her characters to eating, hospitality and housekeeping, the significance of food in Emma etc. View more info

The Innocent Diversion Music in the Life and Writings of Jane Austen

By: Piggott, Patrick

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Douglas Cleverdon Clover Hill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16978

ISBN: 0950388882

Condition: Very Good


184pp, priceclipped illustrated dustjacket is otherwise complete. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise a clean copy. The significance of music in Jane Austen's novels and its importance in her own life. The author was a concert pianist especially interested in the music of her times, and comments in detail on the contents of her music books, and private and public music making in Regency England. View more info

Jane Austen and Leisure

By: Selwyn, David

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Hambledon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16968

ISBN: 1852851716

Condition: As New


352pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Leisure and its use - music, needlework, society, art, dancing books etc as a central characteristic of Jane Austen's work, and its significance in understanding her characters and the role they play. View more info

Jane Austen and the Navy

By: Southam, Brian

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Hambledon and London: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16967

ISBN: 1852852518

Condition: Fine


384pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. SIGNED by the author on the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. Based on family papers and naval records, this book shows Jane Austen as a historian of Nelson's navy at home with family and friends, but set against the background of the napoleonic wars. View more info

Jane Austen's Town and Country Style

By: Watkins, Susan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16971

ISBN: 0500014957

Condition: Very Good


A tall, heavy book of 224pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. 177 illustrations of which 77 are in colour and special photography by Hugh Palmer. Small signature of the original owner to the flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. The style and customs of a country gentlewoman in town and country in the time of Jane Austen - interior decoration, entertainment, fashion, wallpaper, furniture, kitchens, with a directory of places to visit and bibliography. View more info