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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PERSUASION; EMMA; MANSFIELD  PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY Easton Press by Jane Austen - First Edition; First Printing - 1996 - from Rare Book Cellar (SKU: 54990)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PERSUASION; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY Easton Press

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PERSUASION; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY Easton Press

by Jane Austen

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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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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.

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Bookseller Inventory #
54990
Title
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PERSUASION; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY Easton Press
Author
Jane Austen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Easton Press
Place of Publication
Norwalk, Connecticut
Date published
1996

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