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First American Edition "Love & Freindship and Other Early Works" by Jane Austen

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: Love & Freindship and Other Early Works (Jane Austen with preface by G. K. Chesterton)
Genre: Literary and Classic
Illustrator: Cassandra Austen
Type of Illustration: Offset Lithograph
Binding: Cloth on board
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company
Publication Year: 1922
Period: Early 20th Century
Place of Publication: New York
Edition Statement: First American Edition/First Printing
Number of Books: 1
Additional Notes: Containing stories written by Jane Austen when she was fourteen years old, this volume contains a tissue-guarded reproduction of the original manuscript as a frontispiece. This first American printing features a paper title label to the spine and illustrated endpapers with twelve miniature drawing by Cassandra Austen, Jane’s older sister. The drawings represent the characters in this volume. Jane Austen misspelled “freindship” throughout the text.

Condition

- wear to cover with sunning, bumped corners, soiling and rubbed edges; chipping to the paper spine label; cracked hinges; tanning and fading to text edges and pages.

Dimensions

0.75" W x 7.0" H x 5.25" D

Item #

ITMG527974

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