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Pride and Prejudice by  Jane Austen - Hardcover - 1897 - from The Book House  - St. Louis (SKU: 190511-D03)

Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice

by Austen, Jane

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Dust Cover
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New York, N.Y.: MacMillan & Co, 1897. Very good 1897 hardcover edition of Pride and Prejudice; some wear to spine and binding, corners of boards rubbed; black and white illustrations throughout by Charles E Brock.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Cover. Illus. by Brock, Charles E. [Illus.].

Synopsis

Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen. First published on 28 January 1813, it was her second published novel. Its manuscript was initially written between 1796 and 1797 in Steventon, Hampshire, where Austen lived in the rectory. Originally called First Impressions, it was never published under that title, and in following revisions it was retitled Pride and Prejudice.

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On Jan 5 2016, a reader said:
this is my #1 favorite book of all the Jane Austen books. i love the way elizabeth and darcy talk to each other.
On Jun 5 2014, a reader said:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is listed by many as a universal Classic and, rightfully, frequents many “Must Read” lists.

Elizabeth Bennett lives in a small country estate. Daughter to a poor country gentleman who has four other daughters, her prospects of marriage are slim. That doesn’t bother Elizabeth, however. She is beautiful, smart, opinionated, strong-willed and in no hurry to find a husband. Her mother, who frequently embarrasses her and her older sister Jane by pushing them at any eligible bachelor, has other plans for her. While at a public ball, she is introduced to mild-mannered pleasant Mr. Bingley who is taken by Jane instantly. Also in attendance is Mr. Bingley’s best friend Mr. Darcy. Mr. Darcy is handsome and rich but gives the impression of distaste when introduced to Elizabeth. Throughout the story, they constantly misunderstand and miss-judge each other making many nearly grievous mistakes.

If you are anything like me, you will be just as frustrated with Elizabeth as she learns Mr. Darcy’s true character and how to let go of her objections to love and simply fall.

This is truly my all-time favorite book so far. I read it at least once a year, usually around Christmastime. Given that Austen’s writing describes this time-period so intricately, I can picture myself as Elizabeth Bennett every time I read it. And, just like Elizabeth Bennett, I fall in love with Mr. Darcy every time as well.

Details

Bookseller
The Book House - St. Louis US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
190511-D03
Title
Pride and Prejudice
Author
Austen, Jane
Illustrator
Brock, Charles E. [Illus.]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Dust Cover
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
MacMillan & Co
Place of Publication
New York, N.Y.
Date published
1897
Keywords
Literature, 19th century, Romantic

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About The Book House - St. Louis

Booksellers since 1986. We have over 350,000 books in our open shop located in the St. Louis, Missouri area about 45,000 listed online. A portion of all proceeds support Second Chapter Life Center for young adults with special needs.

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