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Jane Austen. Four of the Novels.

Illustrated by Philip Gough.
London: Macdonald & Co. 4 vols.

Separately published between 1948 and 1958 in uniform red bindings in the series “Macdonald Illustrated Classics.” Remarkably clean and crisp with Gough’s whimsical [Darcy wears pink!] color illustrations throughout each volume.  Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, which were published in the same manner as late as 1961, are not present [see Gilson E325 and E327].

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Estimated value: $400 / bidding starts at $150.

Postage & Handling: $20 domestic; $50 international

Donated by Sandra Clark

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Jane Austen. Five Vintage Paperbacks.

Mix of five vintage paperbacks with fabulous covers, from 1960 to the mid-1990s, three of which appear in The Lost Books of Jane Austen (pp. 193, 231, 232). The standout rarity here is the copy of Pride and Prejudice published in 1959 by Paul Elek of London as part of the “Bestseller Library” series.  Original price in 1960 was 3s.6d.  [Gilson records it at E303, noting “not seen.”]​​

1. Pride and Prejudice (Paul Elek)

2. Emma (Penguin Library)

3. Emma (Campus Classic)

4. Emma (Signet)

5. Sense and Sensibility (TOR)

Estimated value: $60 / bidding starts at $25.

Postage & Handling: $10 domestic; $27 international

Donated by Janine Barchas

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