Apr 20, 2006 - Sale 2075

Sale 2075 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 2,070
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
AUSTEN, JANE. Sense and Sensibility. 2 volumes. 12mo, original drab boards, worn, rebacked in contemporary brown calf with titles handwritten on spines, but rubbed; foxing and soiling throughout both volumes, heaviest at beginnings, binding threads broken in Volume II leaving pages 117-120 loose, scattered early penciled marginalia, some erased; contemporary inked signature on front endpaper of Volume I; ex-library Frank E. Hadley, with his bookplates, once mounted, but now loose; cloth folding box. Lacks advertisement leaf often bound after title in Volume I. Philadelphia: Carey and Lea, 1833

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first american edition of austen's first novel.