Item #140945389 Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen.
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1817.

Third edition. Two volumes, with half-titles present in both. Ex libris Supreme Court Justice and early supporter of Austen, Joseph Story (1779-1845), with his signature in several places, a handwritten marginal note in light pencil on page 70 (volume one) mentions a trip to Worcester, Massachusetts on May 8, 1841, the year Justice Story wrote the landmark Amistad decision.

Bound in period-style half red-morocco over marbled boards with spine with an illegible signature in gilt from the binder inside the bottom rear turn-in in each volume. Near Fine. later ownership signature of Dora Taft Brigham to both front free endpaper, two or three blank corners diagonally torn away without loss to text and light soiling to textblock edge in one volume. First published in 1813 in three volumes, the third edition is the first two-volume edition and the final edition to be published by the book's original publisher. An early edition of Austen's enduring classic and beloved work, published during the year of her death in 1817. Item #140945389

Price: $32,000.00