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Sense and Sensibility: A Novel.

AUSTEN (Jane).

AUSTEN (Jane).

Sense and Sensibility: A Novel.

Engraved frontispiece and engraved additional title-page with vignette (lightly foxed).

Second Bentley Edition. 8vo. [169 x 105 x 21 mm]. xv, [i], 331, [1] pp. Bound in contemporary half calf, marbled paper sides, smooth spine divided into five panels by gilt double fillets, lettered in the second on a black label, plain endleaves, red sprinkled edges (joints, headcaps and tips of corners rubbed).
London: [printed by A. Spottiswoode for] Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street; Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh; J. Cumming, Dublin, 1837

Gilson D7. A reprint of the 1833 edition (Gilson D1).

With the preliminary title, headed "Standard Novels. No.XXIII". A few trivial spots but a very good copy. With the early ink signature of W. Bradshaw at the head of the printed title. This is the bibliographer David Gilson's copy, with his calligraphic bookplate and pencil acquisition note: "Bought from A. P. & R. Baker, Durham, August 1974". Given by him to John Jordan in December 1982.

Stock no. ebc7132

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