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The Art of Jane Austen

By S. Alexander

1928- Manchester- The University Press

10" by 6.5"; 22pp

 

 
 
 
 
 


 

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A scarce copy of this article on the work of Jane Austen.

Reprinted from 'The Bulletin of the John Rylands Library' Vol 12, No. 2, July 1928. The Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, established in 1903, publishes peer-reviewed articles showcasing the collections of rare books, manuscripts and archives held in the John Rylands Library at the University of Manchester.

With the personal bookplate of Chris Viveash, noted Austen scholar and contributor to the Jane Austen Society Report.

Pencil inscription to the rear detailing that Viveash purchased this work at Chawton House in 2001. Chawton House is a Grade II listed Elizabethan manor house in the village of Chawton. Formerly the home of Jane Austen's brother and now a library and study centre for women's literature. Austen herself lived in the village of Chawton, where she spent the last eight years of her life.

Samuel Alexander was an Australian-born British philosopher who was appointed to Owens College, Manchester, and became a leading figure at the university until his death in 1938.

 

CONDITION

In original paper wraps in protective acetate covering. Externally, sound with chipping, edgewear and age toning. Signed 'From the Writer' to the front wrap. Bookplate of Chris Viveash to the front pastedown. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD


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