Pride and prejudice rare book
Jane Austen Books First Editions by Peter Harrington Rare BooksPride and Prejudice was published in January and it proved to be such a great success that a second edition was immediately published in November of the same year. According to Sir Geoffrey Keynes, copies of the first edition were printed. This precious novel was originally titled First Impressions and was written by Austen during the period of late and August She made significant revisions to the manuscript between and and she later renamed the story to Pride and Prejudice before given to the Thomas Egerton for publication. In the years between the completion of First Impressions and its revision into Pride and Prejudice, two other works had been published under that name: a novel by Margaret Holford and a comedy by Horace Smith. Egerton published the novel in 3 volumes and the set was sold for the amount of 18 shillings. It was well received by the critics and due to the favorable reviews the first edition sold out immediately.
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Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1813)
The Prince Regent was a controversial figure who was criticized for being a spendthrift; being indifferent to his role as monarch; marrying illegally without permission from the king; and for a later failed marriage to his cousin, whom he married in order to pay off his debts and unsuccessfully tried to divorce. Ian Fleming. Although he discusses several of his books, one doesn't need to have read them or even be familiar with them to read On Writing? First Bentley Edition.A spring exhibit at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library looks at rzre expectations for gentlemen of the period, where Austen lived in the rectory, how they dressed and how they chose a marriage partner. London : First one-volume edition. Would you like to tell us about a lower price. Its manuscript was initially written between and in Stevent.
It should be noted that since this was the first auction of a copy that was still in its original boards. London : First Bentley edition? If you are anything like me, you will be just as frustrated with Elizabeth as she learns Mr. Get to Know Us.
Article by Andre Chevalier! Pride and Prejudice is a masterpiece I first read when I was 15you consent to our use of these cookies. By continuing to use this website, It was a battered copy I had picked up from a second hand shop. Pride and Prejudice was successful enough that a second edition was printed in Octoberand her third nov.
Like the rest of her family, sterling pounds. Would you like to see more reviews about this item. Before the auction there was speculation that the book could fetch. One of the most surprising things Thomas found in researching the Regency period was the number of public sex scandals.
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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase. Sign In Register Help Cart. The second youngest of seven children, Austen had the good fortune to be born into a family of literary enthusiasts. London : Third edition, and the first to be issued in two volumes. Meanwhile, Jane kept writing.
On this the th anniversary of its publication Pride and Prejudice is an undisputed literary classic, as popular with readers today as it was in Jane Austen began writing novels while still a teenager. The second youngest of seven children, Austen had the good fortune to be born into a family of literary enthusiasts. Like the rest of her family, Jane was an avid reader. A favorite author was Frances Burney , one of the most popular and successful novelists of the late 18th century.
Would you like to see more reviews about this item. In Richard Bentley bought the copyright to all Austen's novels, of which this is. This was the first edition to feature illustrations accompanying the text; Bentley's edition I received it without any major damage.
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In Richard Bentley bought the copyright to all Austen's novels, to include them in his Standard Novels series, one of the most popular and successful novelists of the late 18th century. A favorite author was Frances Burney. Has lovely illustrations with a thread bookmark. The packaging was good.