• Collecting Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Cover Art

    Updated: 2021-03-21 16:00:31
    I am cheating this week by copying and expanding an old post, but as it fits nicely into the “collecting Jane Austen” theme, I shall hopefully be pardoned [plus the original post is 11 years old!]   This post began back in February of 2009 when Laurel Ann at Austenprose asked about the illustration by Paul […]

  • Collecting Jane Austen: The Novels, illustrated by A. Wallis Mills, 1908

    Updated: 2021-03-16 00:11:01
    The Novels of Jane Austen. London: Chatto & Windus, 1908-09 [Source: Jonkers Rare Books] At number E117 in the Gilson Bibliography we find this 10-volume set listed with the following description: “Printed by Arden Press, Letchworth. Olive green cloth gilt, with small oval colour illustration pasted down on each front board, endpapers [same in all […]

  • Collecting Jane Austen: Book Collecting 101

    Updated: 2021-03-06 22:28:02
    Gentle Readers: In an effort to offer weekly posts on collecting Jane Austen, I shall start with the basics of book collecting – this a general summary of things to consider with a few examples specific to Jane Austen and Pride and Prejudice in particular. This will be followed by weekly posts on randomly chosen […]

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