The Novels of Jane Austen. The text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With notes /indexes and Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. - Jane Austen 1923 - Oxford University Press, Oxford - The Large Paper edition, limited to 950 copies for sale. 'I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' - Pride and Prejudice.

A beautifully bound set of five volumes bound into ten. Illustrated throughout with full page hand coloured as well as black and white plates. With comprehensive notes and information including the chronology of each title, manners of the age, modes of address, indices of characters, Miss Austen’s English, and introductory notes.
  Comprising: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

Ten volumes. pp. [6] xii [2] 200 [2]: [4] 201-429 [3]; [2] xiii [1] 194 [2]; [4] 195-415 [3]; [2] xii [2] 308 [2]; [4] 311-567 [3]; [2] xi [3] 256 [2]; [4] 257-521 [3]; [2] xiii [1] 252 [2]; [2] 310 [2].
  Finely bound by Bayntun for J.E. Lauriat Co. of Boston in contemporary three quarter crushed burgundy levant morocco, gilt, geometric-gilt spine compartments, top edge gilt, marbled boards and end-papers.   Condition: Fine.   Ref: 103931   Price: HK$ 42,000