Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 135

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
AUSTEN, JANE. Northanger Abbey: and Persuasion. 4 volumes. 190 x 115mm. Half-titles, lacking advertisement leaf in vol. 1 and terminal blank in vol. 4. 12mo, 19th century 1/2 tan calf and marbled boards, morocco lettering labels, joints rubbed with repaired short splits; intermittent, mostly minor, foxing, Sir William Middleton Bart armorial bookplate to front pastedown of each. First edition, tall uncut copies. Volumes I and II printed by C. Roworth, Volumes III and IV by T. Davison. The two novels, Austen's first sold and last written, were finally published in this tandem edition in December 1817, five months after her death, and represents her sole four-volume publication. Gilson A9; Sadleir 62e. London: John Murray, 1818