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THE WINCHESTER EDITION. 10 volumes. Octavo. Elegantly hand-bound in half mid-green calf with wide raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, marbled sides, top edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece. Some toning/spotting to first and final leaves else clean. Externally fine. This is considered to be the best collected edition of Austens works, in an attractive recent leather binding. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Novels [Works] of Jane Austen. The Works...
Verlag: Edinburgh: John Grant.
Buchbeschreibung London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1882, 1882. [Literature] FINELY BOUND. In six volumes. Octavo (19 x 13cm), with tissue-guarded frontispiece engraving by Pickering to each volume. Finely bound circa 1920s by Roger de Coverley in half mid-blue crushed morocco, gilt, over marbled sides with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Internally clean but for a few minor marks to first and final leaves, some inoffensive discolouring to spines. near fine. The 1882 edition is the final complete works of Miss Austen to be published by Bentley, who were bought up by Smith Elder in 1898; an important printing. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 49948