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90017 Amelia Webster and The Three Sisters. 90004 Five Letters from Jane Austen to her niece
Signed by Juliet McMaster. "This little edition of two Fanny Knight Printed in Facsimile. Richard West,
of Jane Austen's juvenilia, probably written at ages Oxford At The Clarendon Press. 1978 reprint of 1924
twelve and fifteen, has been produced as a class original. Green cover with silver title on spine. This Novels, Juvenilia,
project by the members of English 455 (and others) book measures 10 x 12 inches in facsimile, the same as Fragments and
at the University of Alberta, under the general the original. No DJ 34 pgs, hb. USED. $75.00 Unfinished Works
editorship of Juliet McMaster." 1993, paper. USED.
90023 Four Pieces from Jane Austen's Juvenilia.
$15.00
Titles: The Adventures of Mr. Harley, Sir William
90070 The Annotated Pride and Prejudice. Ed. by Mountague, Memoirs of Mr. Clifford, and Amelia
David Shapard. More than 2300 annotations. "Any Webster. Postscript by David Gilson, 1987. Illustrated

By Jane Austen
reader who sticks with the program and absorbs the sketch of St. Nicholas Church, Marino Romero, 1983.
wealth of material that Mr. Shapard offers will…read JASNA, NY, 1987. Paper. USED. $40.00
PP as it was read and understood at the time of its
90021 Frederic & Elfrida. With an Illustration by
publication, with all the period details in place and
Edward Bawden. Numbered from first edition of 350.
correctly interpreted." Multi-page review, NYT,
Condition as new. 1987, Kit-Cat Press, Gloucestershire.
3/16/08. Pretty paperback. 2007. NEW. $16.00
Paper. USED. $65.00
90003 The Complete Novels of Jane Austen. Dark
90022 Henry & Eliza. With an Illustration by Edward
blue cover. Beautifully illustrated DJ. The Modern
Bawden. Numbered from 350 copies. Condition as
Library. NY. 1941. 1,365 pgs. Hb, dj. $60.00
new. 1984, Kit-Cat Press, Gloucestershire. Paper.
90157 Complete Novels. Illustrations by Hugh USED. $55.00
Thomson. Collector's Library Editions. 12" by 9 1/4
90163 The History of England and A Child's History of
by 2" oversized attractive book. Red paper on
England. Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. One
boards with color Thomson Persuasion illustration
history written by an unknown teenage girl, one by a
front and spine, matching dust jacket. Full of b/w
Victorian author at the height of his fame, yet they
illustrations. Silk pg marker. Unattributed
come together in this single volume in a pleasing
biographical notes includes a paragraph on each
combination of satire and irony. With excellent intro
sibling. Extra S&H due to weight. NEW. $39.00
by well-known historian David Starkey. Publ at $16.95.
90140 Emma. Cambride University Press. Richard NEW. $12.00
Cronin and Dorothy McMillan, editors. Janet Todd,
90108 Jack & Alice: A Novel. Signed by Juliet
General Editor. 2005. NEW. $110.00
McMaster, editor. University of Edmonton. Staple-
90128 Emma. Intro by Austin Dobson, B/W bound, red cardboard cover. 1st ed. 1992. USED.
illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Red pillowed cloth $15.00
covers, rounded edges. All page edges gilt. Book has
90041 Jane Austen's Lady Susan: A Facsimile of the
light water stains on bottom page edges throughout.
Manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library and the
Spine faded. MacMillan. London: 1927. $50.00
1925 Printed Edition. Preface by A. Walton Litz. 1925
90075 Emma. Introduction by Austin Dobson. portion's anonymous preface by R. W. Chapman. Part
Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Red cloth cover with 1: The facsimile of the original manuscript of Lady
gilt title on front and spine, embossed floral design Susan in Austen's handwriting as presented to her
on front and back covers. Spine faded, corners niece Lady Knatchbull by Cassandra Austen. Part 2:
bumped. MacMillan and Co. Ltd,'s 1898 reprint of Text of Lady Susan by Jane Austen, written about
their 1896 1st ed with Thomson illustrations. USED. 1805, first published in 1871, now reprinted from the
$300.00 manuscript at Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1925. Austen
made this fair copy 1805 or later, but the novel is
90071 -1 thru 8 Everyman's Library. Modern
believed to have been written ca.1894. Attractive
editions of the 6 novels plus one volume Sanditon
beige and green cloth. No jacket as issued. 9x11"
and Other Stories. Publish dates 1991 & 92. Various
NEW. $90
introductions including Claudia Johnson, Marilyn
Butler, Peter Conrad. Range from $12 to $25 90006 -2 Jane Austen's Letters to her sister
depending on issue & condition. Various covers or Cassandra and Others. Ed. by R. W. Chapman. Two
dust jackets - SS has picture of Emma Thompson's volumes were combined into one. 2 page fold-out
movie, others have neat black and white covers. letter and two title pages. Pull out plans of Bath,
NEW & USED. $12 - $25 Chawton and Kent. Dozens of glossy illustrations. With
all the indexes: Notes, Jane Austen's Family, Other
90121 Favorite Jane Austen Novels: Pride and
Persons, Places, and the irreplaceable General Topics
Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Persuasion. 3
as well as Authors, Books and Plays. Spine: Jane
separate paperback novels slipcased, wrapped in
Austen Letters 1796-1817. OUP. 1932. 2 Vols in one,
plastic. Dover. NEW. $8.00
India paper. Excellent condition. USED. $100.00

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90005 -3 Jane Austen's Letters: New Edition. Third Edition. 90129 Mansfield Park. Porter & Coates, nd. 431 pgs. Alta
Collected & Edited by Deirdre Le Faye. USED. $23.00 Edition. Illustration. Ex-library. Blue cloth, black and gilt
decorations. USED. $50.00
11442 Jane Austen's 'Sir Charles Grandison'. Transcribed and
Edited by Brian Southam, Foreword by Lord David Cecil. Claredon 80207 -1 My Dear Cassandra: The Letters of Jane Austen.
Press, Oxford, 1980. 150 pgs. Hb, dj. USED. $75.00 Selected and introduced by Penelope Hughes-Hallett. Excerpts
from the novels and letters, beautiful Regency illustrations. Light
90146 Jane Austen's Works. 6 novels in 5 volumes, all 5 with
brown cover with gilt lettering on spine. 1990. USED. $18.00
half-title reading: Jane Austen's Works [flower on stem] and title.
Bound by Riviere. Printed at Cambridge by the Sundics of the 90177 Northanger Abbey. Intro by E. V. Lucas, Frontispiece by
Press at the University Press. (Alt: by the Temple Press at F. D. Bedford. A romantic little copy of Northanger Abbey. From
Letchworth). 6 band spine, author/title/device. Bookplates of the "Little Library." Red cloth with gold embossed hearts in each
Mary Andrews Kilgour. Complete set seldom if ever available! corner on covers. Title and author on spine. Red silk page
Drawings dated 1899, this would seem to be a predecessor to marker. Top page edges gilt. All other page edges rough cut.
the Holby edition of 1905, if not at the same time. Gilson Methuen & Co. London: 1901. Hb. USED. $75.00
mentions Riviere quite often in the first editions. Perhaps these
90036 -1 Northanger Abbey. Introduction by Richard Church.
are reprints. No date but 1908. USED. $675.00
Wood Engravings by Joan Hassall. Red bamboo and leaves
90193 Lady Susan. Dover Thrift Edition. With introduction design. Red cloth spine with gold gilt tile. Previous owner's
based on excerpts from J.E. Austen-Leigh's 1871 publication of name. Hb. The Folio Society, London. 1975. USED. $27.00
the Memoir 2nd edition w/Lady Susan &c. Paper. NEW. $4.95
90114 Northanger Abbey. This lovely book is covered in green
90020 -2 Lesley Castle. The Juvenillia Press. Edmonton, Alberta. cloth with gold gilt design and title. Unusual and interesting
Ed. by Jan Fergus. Illus. by Juliet McMaster. Signed by Jan Fergus illustrations by Philip Gough. Intro by Malcolm Elwin.
to Ruth & signed by Juliet McMaster. 1998 USED. $15.00 MacDonald, London, 1961. USED: $30.00
90039 -5 The Letters of Jane Austen. Edited by Sarah Chauncey 90047 The Novels of Jane Austen. "The Text based on Collation
Woolsey. Selected from the compilation of her Great Nephew of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With Notes Indexes and
Edward, Lord Brabourne. Green cloth with gilt floral designs. Illustrations From Contemporary Sources in Five Volumes." Brick
Spines faded. Little, Brown & Co., 1905. USED. $150.00 red cloth. Paper title label on spine. Rough cut front and bottom
page edges. Clarendon Press, Oxford. 1933. No dj. USED. Set of 5
90011 -2 Love and Freindship and Other Early Works. Intro by
volumes $300.00
Geraldine Killelea. 1991. Paper. USED. $8.00
90120 The Novels of Jane Austen. Macdonald and Jane's. Red
90105 -2 Love and Friendship and Other Early Works. Preface
leather boards with attractive gilt titles on spine and gilt
by G. K. Chesterton. Plum colored background with glit floral
silhouette on front covers contained in red leather box. 6
design on boards. Maroon on spine with gilt lettering. Some sun
volumes, including illustrations throughout, Lady Susan and The
fading. Cassandra's illustrations of the royals in front and back
Watsons in the S&S volume and biographical note in the Emma
covers. Chatto & Windoss. Third Impression, 1922. USED. $32.00
volume. Reproductions of 1st editions or 2nd editions (author's
90014 Love and Friendship: a new illustrated edition. Ed. by corrections). New. $250.00.
Juliet McMaster & others, Illustrated by Juliet McMaster and
90104 The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of
Sherry Klein. 1995, Paper. USED. $9.00
the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With Notes Indexes and
90086 Mansfield Park. Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Very Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. 1926 Clarendon Press,
slight waviness to first few pages, otherwise good condition. Oxford. Five volume set. Maroon cloth with gold gilt titles in
Dent, London/Toronto/NY, 1922. USED. $45.00 script on spine and small urn and branch design on front cover.
USED. $450.00
90139 Mansfield Park. Cambridge University Press. 2005. John
Wilthsire, Editor. Jant Todd, General Editor. NEW. $105.00 90103 The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text based on Collation of
the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With Notes Indexes and
90110 -4 Mansfield Park. Dark green cloth with embossed
Illustrations From Contemporary Sources. 3rd edition, 4th and
designs on front and back cover and gilt title and design on
5th impressions. 1948-9 Clarendon Press, Oxford. Five volume
spine. Previous owner signature in front, Blanche Nicolette 1880.
set. Green cloth with gold gilt title on spine. MP spine worn,
Pages intact, spine bumped at top and bottom. Some foxing.
cloth splitting. Good condition. USED. $85.00
Richard Bentley & Son, London, 1877 "New Edition" 413 pgs.
USED. $260.00 90025 The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen. Oxford University
Press. 1980's editions. Blue and yellow dust jackets. Based on the
80203 Mansfield Park. George Routledge and Sons. No date but
1926 R.W. Chapman editions. Priced individually at $12.00 NEW.
note in front cover reads "Frances Hunter from her Mother Xmas
1883." Also bookplate in inside front from a previous owner. 90162 The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen. This 6 vol set of the
Green cloth with brown and gold embossed decorations, novels and minor works is the same definitive text. This new
"Peacock" ribbon and flower basket. Foxing throughout. Front printing of the third edition has the early 19th c illustrations and
hinge loose. USED. $125.00 Chapmans's detailed notes. Dark blue cloth, tastefully colored
dust jackets. Still sealed together in plastic as a set. Orig publ at
$175.00. NEW. $125.00
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90038 Persuasion. Beautiful color Brock illustrations. Blue cloth, 90168 Pride and Prejudice. Intro by Anna Quindlen. Companion
spine faded, bumped. Pages browned but color plates clear & in to the A&E/BBC production. DJ features Colin Firth and Jennifer
excellent condition. 1922. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. USED. $275.00 Ehle. The Modern Library. 1995. USED. $8.00
90169 Persuasion. Book of the Month Club, Inc. NY: 1996. Hb, 10132 Pride and Prejudice. Intro by Constance Garrett. Popular
beautiful dust jacket. Hugh Thomson illustrations. NEW. $20.00 Classics of the World, Caxton House, NY. No date, possibly
1930's. Break in edge of front board. Red cloth, black title on
90158 -1 Persuasion. Green silk with gold embossed shield, title,
spine. USED. $25.00
J. Austen signature. J. M. Dent & Co. 1893. Edited by R. Brimley
Johnson, Illustrations by William C. Cooke, Ornaments by F. C. 90035 Pride and Prejudice. Pocket Classics. Pocket-sized comic
Tilney. Private bookplate inside front. Tissue paper protectors book version of PP. 4.25 in X 6.75. Slick cardstock color cover
intact. Vol X of 10 volume set. Beautiful little book. USED. with newsprint interior. 1984. USED. $12.00
$240.00
90107 Pride and Prejudice. Red cloth with gilt title. Top page
90167 Pride & Prejudice. Intro by M. Edmund Speare. One of edges gilt. A. L. Burt Company "Home Library" editions were
the earliest paper editions of PP. Red page edges, red end pages, published from 1900-1912. USED. $30.00
stylish cover, and brief bio of JA included. Pocket Books. NY:
90179 Pride and Prejudice. This book is a treasure. This is the
1947. USED. $5.00
first ed of P&P illustrated by Hugh Thomson, with Thomson
90172 Pride and Prejudice (Large Print Edition). Dover. Paper. dedication. Preface by George Saintsbury. Very good condition.
NEW. $8.50 Dark green with gilt peacock design on cover and spine, all edges
gilt. Slight fraying to corners. Not marked. Just gorgeous.
90160 Pride and Prejudice. "Illustrated Classics." A lovely
Macmillan & Co., George Allen, NY and London. 1894. USED.
edition, packed full of b/w and color illustrations, Brock and
$750.00
Thomson. Red cloth cover with gilt design and color illustration
on front board, black silk ribbon marker. Marbled inside covers. 10129 Pride and Prejudice. Unusual color and b&w illustrations
Robert Frederick Limited. Bath: 2006.USED. $25.00 by Edgard Cirlin. Intro by May Lamberton Becker. Rainbow
Series. Ex-Library, some staining and pencil marks, otherwise
90118 Pride and Prejudice. "The Great Writers Library"
good condition. 1946, The World Publishing Company- Cleveland
Marshall Cavendish. Blue leather, gilt title, color portrait on front
and NY. 435 pgs. USED. $45.00
cover. Insides marbled. 1986, facsimile of 1933 ed. Marshall
Cavendish. NEW. $15.00 90051 Sanditon: An Unfinished Novel by Jane Austen. Intro by
B. C. Southam."Reproduced in Facsimile from the Manuscript in
90031 Pride and Prejudice. Adapted by Diana Stewart. Illust. by
the Possession of King's College, Cambridge." Clarendon Press,
Helen Cogancherry. Abridged childrens' version with delightful
Oxford. 1975. USED. $50.00
color illustrations. Raintree Publishers, 1981. Hb. USED. $32.00
90188 The Sayings of Jane Austen. Edited by Maggie McKernan.
90122 Pride and Prejudice. Children's adaptation. Adapted by
Small book, nice gift. Paper. USED. $8.00
Fern Siegel. Illustrated by Joseph Miralles. Editors of Great
Illustrated Classics: Joshua E. Hanft & Rochelle Larkin. B&W 90110 -1 Sense and Sensibility. Dark green cloth with embossed
illustrations. Baronet Books, NY 1997. USED. $10.00 designs on front and back cover and gilt title and design on
spine. First few pages loose. Soiling to some pages. Spine
90117 Pride and Prejudice. Ed and Intro by Frank W. Bradbrook.
loosening. Richard Bentley & Son, London, 1882 "New Edition"
Textual Notes and Bibliography by James Kinsley. Ex-Library.
322 pgs. USED. $110.00
HB,dj. Red cloth, gilt title. OUP. 1970. USED. $25.00
90137 Sense and Sensibility. From the Foulsham Boy and Girl
90125 Pride and Prejudice. Ed w/intro by Tony Tanner.
Fiction Library Collection. Dust jacket by F. B. Thorpe. Previous
Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Hb,dj. Dark blue leather, gilt title.
owner signature in the front from 1961, Mashoko Mission
Greenwich House, NY. 1982. USED. $10.00
Southern Rhodesia Africa. Charming color plates throughout.
90034 Pride and Prejudice. Ed. by Richard Bain. Cambridge Foxed. Red cover with black embossed title on cover and spine.
University Press. 382 pgs, 34 pgs resource notes plus glossary, USED. $18.00
intro, activities. Colin Firth & Jennifer Erhle on cover. Paper.
90161 Sense and Sensibility. Intro by Paul Montezolli. Dust
1996. NEW. $16.00
jacket has pictures from the Emma Thomspon movie. Very good
90030 -2 Pride and Prejudice. From "The English Comedie condition, almost like new. Hb, Dj. Doubleday. 1996. USED. $9.00
Humaine" collection. Black and white illustrations throughout by
90127 Sense and Sensibility. Unique illustrations by Helen
C. E. Brock. Cloth with leather title label on spine. The Century
Sewell. Intro Stella Gibbons. Dark blue cloth with brown cloth
Co. NY: 1907. Hb. $36.00
spine, gilt title on black label. Limited Editions Club, printed by
90144 Pride and Prejudice. Intro and notes by Dr Ian Joseph Blumenthal at The Sprial Press, NY, 1957. This is number
Littlewood. . Paperback book, lightly annotated. Comes with CD 304 of 1500 total printed. Very light soiling to spine, no box.
that features chapter summaries, maps, key themes, a timeline USED. $125.00
with beautiful illustrations, more. Great for students.
90092 Volume the First. The Jane Austen Library. Includes
Wordsworth Interactive Editions. Hertfordshire. 1999 & 2001.
Foreword by Lord David Cecil, Preface Brian Southam, Preface R.
NEW. $5.00
W. Chapman. Jane Austen's entertaining early works: Frederic &
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Elfrida, Jack & Alice, Edgar & Emma, Henry & Eliza, Mr Harley, Sir 90131 The Watsons. Continued and completed by Edith (her
William Mountague, Mr Clifford, The Beautiful Cassandra, Amelia great grand-niece) and Francis Brown. Gray cover, blue spine.
Webster, The Visit, The Mystery, The Three Sisters, Detached Elkin Matthews & Marrot Ltd. London: 1928. USED. $75.00
pieces, Ode to Pity. 1984, The Athlone Press Ltd, London. Hb, dj.
90171 The Winchester Austen. 6 volume set of Austen's novels.
Signed by Southam. Pub at $100. Our price signed $45.00,
Each novel with introductions including Maggie Lane, Dr John
unsigned $40.00
Wiltshire, Josephine Ross, and Caroline Sanderson. With
90100 Volume the Second. Introduction B. C. Southam. F18. illustrated sections on Principal Characters, Timelines, features
This title first printed 1922 as Love and Freindship. One of 8 on geographical settings, Regency Bath, transportation, the
volumes of Austen's Minor Works, not issued as a set. The Church, the Army, the Navy, Regency life. Beautiful color Hugh
drawings include Richard III, not included in L and F. Contents Thomson illustrations. Just a gorgeous set, with lots of
include that title, Lesley Castle, History of England, Collection of information. Black covers with elastic closure band. Named after
Letters and Scraps. Notes pp 209-236. Blue-gray paper on Winchester, where Jane Austen is buried. NEW. $120.00
boards, 1/4 natural linen and paper labels. Clarendon Press,
90178 The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen. VG condition, with
Oxford, 1963. Dj repaired. Previous owner and other notes in
previous owner dedication. Hb, dj. Fourth Estate, London, 1996.
first sheet. USED. $60.00
$5.00
90101 Volume the Third. "Now first printed from the
90043 The Works of Jane Austen in Ten Volumes. Each book 3
manuscript." Preface by R. W. Chapman. Includes Evelyn and
1/4 by 5". 10 volumes in lidded box. Unusual set from Robert
Catharine ("Kitty" or "the Bower") important as Austen's first
Fredericks of Bath without name, date or place (RF on spine). All
serious literary attempt. Also Anna Lefroy's contribution to
edges gilt, heavy paper, silk page markers, attractive gift set,
Evelyn. Blue-gray paper on boards, 1/4 natural linen and paper
green boards. NEW. $95.00
labels. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1951. No dj. Very good
condition. USED. $65.00

About Jane Austen


Biographies
and
Critical Works

10003 Adams, Carol, Douglas Buchanan, & Kelly Gesch. The Bronte, Shelley, Sand, Eliot. Board of Regents University of
Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Jane Austen. Wisconsin: 1991. 151 pages, paper. Signed by author. 8 1/2 X 11.
Delightful overview of all things Austen. From biographical Beautiful lace print cover, Jane Austen profile on front cover.
information to insider interviews with authors Joan Ray and $20.00
Karen Fowler. Take the Quizzes! Revel in pop culture! Share your
10115 Austen-Leigh, James Edward. A Memoir of Jane Austen
love of Austen with other fans! Have fun! 2008. Paper. NEW.
by her Nephew. Handsome facsimile of the 1882 edition.
$19.00
However, Lady Susan and The Watsons are not included. Folcroft
10024 Aldington, Richard. Jane Austen. Richard Aldington's brief Library Editions: 1979. Hb. Tightly bound in boards covered with
essay on Jane Austen. He spends several pages debunking royal blue cloth. Gilt title on spine only. Some foxing. NEW.
excessive admiration of Jane Austen, then delves into his own $45.00
version of admiration. Hard-to-find first edition. (Gilson M576)
10124 Austen-Leigh, Mary Augusta. Personal Aspects of Jane
Pasadena: The Ampersand Press. 1948. 16 pages. Hb. USED.
Austen. A daughter of James Edward Austen-Leigh, Mary
$40.00
Augusta sought to show Jane Austen was more well-rounded
10035 Allen, Walter. The English Novel: A Short Critical History. and knowledgeable than some critics and biographers like to
Includes wonderful essay on Austen and Scott in the section on portray. If you are collecting biographies, this is an excellent
19th Century. Sample quotes - "Did Miss Austen know what she addition, not easy to find. Some wear to cover, light foxing, spine
was doing?...She knew exactly what she was doing. Perfection is loose with age, otherwise good condition. London: John Murray,
not obtained by blundering…" and "…she is, with Dr. Johnson, 1920. Hb. $65.00
the most forthright moralist in English...". NY: Dutton, 1955. Hb,
10134 Austen-Leigh, William and Richard Arthur. Jane Austen:
454 pages. Underlined throughout by previous owner. USED.
Her Life and Letters. A Family Record. Intro by Sarah S. G.
$4.00
Frantz. This reprint of the 1913 edition does not include revisions
10109 Auerbach, Emily. The Courage To Write: Women by Le Faye. NY: Barnes & Noble, 2006, paperbound. NEW. $7.00
Novelists of 19th-Century Europe. A Guide for Readers.
10127 -1 Austen-Leigh, William and Richard Arthur. Jane Austen:
Encouragement for women writers, using the example of past
Her Life and Letters. A Family Record. The son and grandson of
great writers. Chapter dedicated to each author - Austen,

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James Edward Austen-Leigh worked together, using new 10397 Cornish, Francis Warre. Jane Austen. Biography and
materials that came to light after J.E.A-L's Memoir, to create this critique of the novels. Part of series called "English Men of
newer history of Jane Austen. NY: Dutton, 1913, 1st edition. Hb. Letters." Macmillan & Co. London 1926. Hb, 240 pgs. $20.00
Cover worn, foxing. USED. $95.00
10383 -1 Craik, W. A. Jane Austen: The Six Novels. Analyzes the
10135 Austen-Leigh, William and Richard Arthur. Jane Austen: novels to decipher the principles upon which Jane Austen based
Her Life and Letters. A Family Record. Revised by Dierdre Le her writing. London. 1965. 210 pgs. Hb. $20.00
Faye. First published in 1913, this 1989 re-issue includes much
11670 Day, Malcolm. Voices from the World of Jane Austen.
new information, expanded and revised by Dierdre Le Faye. She
Attractive dust jacket. Book is packed full of quotes from the
had access to family archives. This edition has become the
time period placed in context against Austen's novels & letters.
standard biography. Red cloth with attractive protected DJ has
Good introduction to the period. B/w Thomson illustrations
photo of the quilt on display at Jane Austen's House, Chawton,
throughout and some excellent period color plates. Great
made by Mrs Austen, Jane and Casandra. British Library: 1989.
resource. Put yourself in Jane Austen's times. 2006. Hb, dj. Pub.
326 pages. Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $25.00
at $24.99. NEW. $15.00
12091 Barr, John and Hilton Kelliher. Jane Austen 1775-1817:
10450 Duckworth, Alistair. The Improvement of the Estate: A
Catalogue of an exhibition held in the King's Library. Paper
Study of Jane Austen's Novels. Johns Hopkins, 1994. 250 pgs.
booklet. Beige with rose print covers. British Museum
Paper. Publ. at $18.95. NEW. $7.00
Publications Ltd. London, 1977R. USED. $12.00
10479 -4 Edwards, Anne-Marie. In the Steps of Jane Austen.
12138 Biro, Dr George & Dr Jim Leavesley. What Killed Jane
Traveller's guide, updated & revised. Photos, maps, a must-have.
Austen? And other medical mysteries, marvels and mayhem.
Jones Books, 2006 3rd ed. Paper. NEW. $18.95
HarperCollins, 2001. Paper. NEW. $10.00
10483 Ehrenpreis, Irvin. Acts of Implication: Suggestion and
11695 Bloom, Harold, Ed. Bloom's Modern Critical Views: Jane
Covert Meaning in the Works of Dryden, Swift, Pope, and
Austen. With intro by Yale U's Harold Bloom. Essays by Ruth
Austen. An insightful reading of Austen. Unusual view of her
apRoberts, Martin Price, Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar, Ian
novels in context with the famous dramatist, essayist, and poet.
Watt, Ann Molan, Tony Tanner, John Bayley, Roger Gard, Stuart
University of California Press. 1980, Hb, DJ, 158 pgs. USED. $8.00
M. Tave, Jo Alyson Parker, John Wiltshire, Laura Dabundo. 2004.
300 pages. Paper. NEW. $16.00. 10533 Fergus, Jan. Jane Austen: A Literary Life. This is an
excellent work on Austen's career as a writer. Fergus is a favorite
10323 -2 Byrde, Penelope. Fashion in the Works of Jane Austen.
of Austen fans. Softbound. Includes note signed by author. USED.
Jane Austen's descriptions of fashion have been arranged in 6
$50.00
chapters, with explanations. Includes a brief guide to textile
terms. Byrde was curator of the Museum of Costume in Bath 10555 Firkins, Oscar W. Jane Austen. Originally published 1920.
until her retirement in 2002. This book was originally published Examines Jane Austen the novelist, the realist, and the woman.
as A Frivolous Distinction in 1979 by the Bath City Council. Still in Includes the poem "To Jane Austen" by the author. Russell &
demand, now released in paper, with new 2008 intro by the Russell, NY. 1965. Hb. VG condition, green cloth, gold gilt
author. Full of wonderful period illustrations. Paper. NEW. lettering on spine. Some pgs still uncut. USED. $31.00
$18.00
10562 Fitzpatrick, William J. Jane Austen's Emma and Mansfield
10324 Byrne, Paula. Jane Austen and the Theatre. Explores Park. Study guide. "A critical guide providing complete
home theatricals, professional theatre, and the influence of understanding of the great works and ideas - an in-depth
theatre on Austen's novels. 2002. Paper. NEW. $29.95 analysis of the form, meaning, and style by means of: complete
background, plot discussion, theme development, character
10346 -1 Cecil, David. A Portrait of Jane Austen. David Cecil was
analysis, critical commentary, questions & answers, guide to
Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford from
research." Monarch Press, NY. 1965. 107 pgs. Paper. USED.
1948 to 1970. He is known for his biographies of William Lamb,
$20.00
2nd Viscount Melbourne, and this bio of Jane Austen. NY: 1979.
208 pages, Hb, dust jacket. Like new. USED. $15.00 10564 Fleishman, Avrom. A Reading of Mansfield Park: An
Essay in Critical Synthesis. Johns Hopkins Press. 1970. Paper.
10367 Cleary, Kristen, and Robyn Sommer. A Jane Austen
USED. $30.00
Miscellany - Sisters - Suitors - Families - Friends. A well-done
compilation of thoughtful quotes. Hb. NEW. $8.00 11624 Fletcher, Chris. 1000 Years of English Literature: A
Treasury of Literary Manuscripts. With Roger Evans and Sally
10380 -2 Collins, Irene. Jane Austen and the Clergy. Irene is a
Brown. 200 illustrations in full color, many large, grace this lovely
wonderful writer and her books have long been favorites of ours.
large book (8.5X11), printed on heavy paper. Facsimiles of
No JA library is complete without them. Beautifully illustrated on
manuscripts and drawings & paintings of the authors from the
glossy paper. Notes, bibliography, appendix, index. This book
British Library collections, with short biographies of the authors.
examines the importance of Jane Austen's clerical background
A gorgeous book by three curators of literary manuscripts at the
and explains the clergy in her novels: Patronage, Manners and
British Library. From Beowulf to Ted Hughes (Jane Austen is on
Morals, the Clergy and the Neighborhood, more. Paper. NEW.
page 114). Abrams, NY: 2003. 191 pages, Hb, dust jacket. NEW.
$12.00
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10571 Folsom, Marcia McClintock, ed. Approaches to Teaching 10682 Handley, Graham. Jane Austen. Criticism in focus. A
Austen's Emma. Plus essays by 18 eminent Austen scholars, survey of main books and most influential articles. First
including Jonathan Gross. NY. 2004. Paper. NEW. $19.00 responses, early bio, emergent classics, letters, appraisals,
centenary evaluations. NY. 1992. Hb, dj. USED. $20.00
11229 Freydis, Jane Welland and Eileen Southerland, Editors.
Life in the Country: with Quotations by Jane Austen and 10685 Hannon, Patrice. Dear Jane Austen: A Heroine's Guide to
Silhouettes by her Nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh. Life and Love. Not a novel. A modern-day conduct book. Jane
Charming silhouettes JEAL created, often to amuse his children. Austen answers the questions that perplex heroines-in-training.
Contributions by Maggie Lane and Joan Ray, afterword by Joan 2005. Paper. NEW. $10.00
Austen-Leigh. British Library Board, London, 2008. 48 pgs. Hb,
11232 Hecimovich, Gregg A. Austen's Emma. Lively, insightful,
dust jacket. NEW. $24.00
student-friendly guide to Emma. With guidance on historical
10584 Fullerton, Susannah, and Anne Harbers. Jane Austen: context, literary influences, language, style, form, critical history,
Antipodean Views. A collection of passages & quotes from adaptations, including movies. Paper. NEW. $15.00
Australians and New Zealanders on Jane Austen. Illustrates why
10761 Hodge, Jane Aiken. Only a Novel: The Double Life of Jane
Jane Austen is so popular "down under". Wellington Lane Press,
Austen. Excerpts from Austen's letters enhance this biography.
2001. Paper. NEW. $15.00
Slight foxing on edges. Hb, DJ worn. 1972. USED. $18.00
10583 Fullerton, Susannah. Jane Austen & Crime. There was
10767 Holbrook, David. The Novel and Authenticity. Excellent
plenty of crime in Jane Austen's England. Fullerton shows the
accessible criticism. Includes essay on morals and Mansfield
connections between Jane's youthful work, her mature work,
Park. Also essays on Henry James, E. M. Forster, Alan Sillitoe. 1st
and the darker side of life. Jones Books, 2006. 248 pgs. Paper.
US ed. 1987. 204 pgs, Hb, dj. Like new condition. USED. $30.00
NEW. $20.00
10780 Holms, John and Karin Baji. Bite-Size Jane Austen: Sense
11669 Gammie, Ian & Derek McCulloch. The Musical World of
and Sensibility from one of England's Great Writers. John Holms
Jane Austen. "Seen through the manuscripts and printed
and Karin Baji compiled this collection and included a bite-size
editions held by the Jane Austen Memorial Trust at Chawton,
biography! St. Martin's Press, NY. 1999. Hb, dj. NEW. $13.00
with brief histories of contemporary composers and a catalogue
of more than 300 musical works." Also incipits of several of the 10777 -1 Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Beloved biography,
pieces. Corda Music Publications, Herts. UK.1996. NEW. $20.00 one of our favorites. St. Martin's, NY. Hb, dj. 1987. USED. $10.00
10624 -2 Gilson, David. A Bibliography of Jane Austen. This is 10789 -2 Howard, Tom. Austen Country. Beautiful oversized
the only bibliography you will ever need - and you will wonder book full of pictures to accompany your travels, whether of the
how you managed without it. Arranged in sections so that you armchair or train & car variety. Caxton Ed. London, 2000, 80 pbs.
can easily find any book. Read about the various editions, and Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
the famous owners of her books. Also bios and critical works.
10795 -2 Hubback, J. H. and Edith C. Jane Austen's Sailor
The first edition was published in 1982 and included works up to
Brothers: Being the Adventures of Sir Francis Austen, G.C.B.,
1978. This edition has a new front section adding important
Admiral of the Fleet and Rear-Admiral Charles Austen. A 1986
works up to 1995. Oak Knoll Press, 1997, Hb, dj. 877 pgs. NEW.
reprint of the 1906 book written by grandson and great-
$55.00
granddaughter of Frances Austen. Hb. NEW. $75.00
10636 Gooneratne, Yasmine. Jane Austen. Important critical
10795 -1 Hubback, J. H. and Edith C. Jane Austen's Sailor
introduction to Jane Austen's writings, including her letters,
Brothers: Being the Adventures of Sir Francis Austen, G.C.B.,
minor works, and the 6 novels. Focus on structure and intentions
Admiral of the Fleet and Rear-Admiral Charles Austen. Gilson
of the works. Cambridge University Press. 1970. Paper. USED.
M275. First edition. Written by grandson and great-
$15.00
granddaughter of Frances Austen. First published reproduction
10652 Grey, J. David, Mg Ed. The Jane Austen Companion. With of Cassandra's watercolor sketch of Jane Austen. Foxing.
Consulting editors A. Walton Litz and Brian Southam. 65 essays Previous owner bookplate (Fardell) and notes on one page in
by 40 respected experts on a variety of topics. Must-have for front. Some wear to edges of spine and corners, else VG. John
Austen fans. Hb, dj a little worn. USED. $70.00 Lane The Bodley Head. 1906. 294 pgs. Hb. USED. $220.00
10678 -2 Halperin, John, Editor. Jane Austen: Bicentenary 10796 Hubbard, Elbert. Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous
Essays. Selected essays by various writers commemorating the Women. Do not expect a travel book. The author [1856-1915]
200th anniversary of Austen's birth. May contain underlining and wrote mini-biographies to accompany his brief prosaic travel
margin comments. Out of print book. Cambridge UP. 1975. tales. This book covers Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Madame
Paper. USED. $10.00 Guyon, H Martineau, Charlotte Bronte, C Rossetti, R Bonheur, M
de Stael, Ellizabeth Fry, Mary Lamb, Jane Austen, Empress
10677 -1 Halperin, John. The Life of Jane Austen. Johns Hopkins
Josephine, and Mary Shelley. His description of his late 19th c
University Press. Full length biography, well written. Treats each
visit to Steventon is wonderful. His bio of Jane Austen is a little
novel as to origin and intent, proposes how her life led to her
off for those who have read so many well-researched works
fiction. 1984. Hb, dj. USED. $12.00
from the 20th century, but it is fun and personable and brings
Austen to life, and who can complain about that? G. P. Putnam's
Sons, London & NY, 1897. Hb. USED. $40.00
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12080 Jenkins, Elizabeth. Jane Austen: A Biography. One of the important book for historians and Austen fans alike. 1986. USED.
earliest, this affectionate bio examines her family life and each $25.00
novel. Hb, Black, gold title on spine. London: 1938. USED. $12.00
10886 Lank, Edith. Jane Austen Speaks to Women. A popular
10822 -2 Jenkyns, Richard. A Fine Brush on Ivory: An annotated compendium, includes Austen's thoughts on a dozen
Appreciation of Jane Austen. What a pleasure to read this subjects. A miniature with tiny type too. Andrews McMeel
critical work on Jane Austen's novels. Bright and sparkling, Publishing. 2000. NEW. $5.00
Jenkyns's writing illuminates JA's style, use of irony, and
10901 -1 Lascelles, Mary. Jane Austen and Her Art. One of the
technical methods. We highly recommend this fine essay. This
best books about Austen ever written, a classic. OUP, London,
paper book released 2007, originally publ 2004. NEW. $20.00
1st ed. 1939. Hb, no dj. (Also available in other editions for as
11238 Johnson, Claudia. Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender and low as $20.) USED. $50.00
Sentimentality in the 1790's. Essays on Wollstonecraft, Burney,
10903 Laski, Marghanita. Jane Austen and Her World.
Radcliffe and Austen. Catherine R. Stimpson wrote the forward.
Illustrated, chronology, bibliography, index. Drawings,
U of Chicago Press. 1995. Paper. NEW. $26.00
photographs, contemporary engravings, family tree. hb, dj.
10832 -2 Johnson, Claudia. Jane Austen: Women, Politics and Viking. 1969. $14.00
the Novel. "Best (and best-written) book about Austen." Nina
10909 LeFaye, Deirdre. Jane Austen. Photographs and
Auerbach. U of Chicago Press, 1988, Paper. NEW. $18.00
contemporary drawings. Color and b/w illustrations. Paper.
10838 Johnson, R. Brimley. Jane Austen: Her Life, Her Work, Her Oxford. 1998. NEW. $14.00
Family, and Her Critics. llustrated, includes maps drawn by Miss
11627 LeFaye, Deirdre. Jane Austen: A Family Record. The
Blanche MacManus of fictional locations. Inlcudes JA portrait and
definitive biography, based on the wealth of information held by
various other illustrations. Also, inlcudes the excellent insights of
the family. Deirdre was entrusted with this task by the heirs of
R. Brimley Johnson. Dent, Dutton. 1930. 285pgs. USED. $75.00
Richard Austen-Leigh and William Austen-Leigh. Illustrated. Small
12060 Jones, Hazel. Jane Austen and Marriage. A well- remainder mark. 2004. Paper. NEW. $22.00
researched, delightful book. This brand new book is a
10917 Lefroy, Helen. Jane Austen. Biography of our heroine by a
sophisticated analysis of Austen's fiction, her family life, her
direct descendant of Mrs. Lefroy, Jane's beloved friend.
society. Hb, lovely dj. Continuum, 2009. NEW. $27.95
Illustrations in b/w, 8 pages glossy plates, photographs and
12104 -2 Kaplan, Deborah. Jane Austen Among Women. contemporary engravings. Paper. Gloucester, 1997. NEW. $11.00
Important historical and critical work that examines Austen's
12141 Lynch, Deirdre, Ed. Janeites: Austen's Disciples and
achievement in context of the women's culture of her time.
Devotees. A collection of essays that explore the Austen
Johns Hopkins UP. Paper. USED. $10.00
phenomena, from 19th c. lending libraries to modern film
10854 Kaye-Smith, Sheila and G. B. Stern. More About Jane adaptations. Includes discussions of how various post-Austen
Austen. Kaye-Smith and Stern explore Austen again. They had so authors embraced or denied their Austenian inheritance.
much fun with the first book, they had to write another! 1949. Explores the boundaries between elite and popular culture. Publ
Hb, dj. 1st US ed. USED. $45.00 at $27.95. Princeton. USED. $18.00
10855 Kaye-Smith, Sheila and G. B. Stern. Speaking of Jane 10962 MacDonagh, Oliver. Jane Austen, Real and Imagined
Austen. Two women, novelists themselves, have a great deal of Worlds. Full of b/w illustrations and photos. MacDonagh has set
fun exploring Jane Austen's works and life, which they share with himself the tasks of illuminating English history through Austen’s
us in alternating chapters that seem almost like a conversation. novels, and conversely, illuminating her novels through history.
Hb, dj, 1944, 286 pgs. 1st US ed. USED. $45.00 Yale UP, 1991. HB, dj. USED. $35.00
10869 Kestner, Joseph A. III. Jane Austen: Spatial Structure of 10980 Mansell, Darrel. The Novels of Jane Austen. Mansell
Thematic Variations. Salzburg studies in English Literature under analyzes the novels from the argument that they are all about
the direction of Professor Edwin A. Sturzl. Looks at the themes of the reformation of the heroine, and all other material of the
improvement, intimacy, concealment, imagination, silence, and books serves this purpose. Argues that this overriding theme
shyness. Universitat Salzburg. Austria. 1974. 145 pgs. Review depletes the realism of the novels. Lavish footnotes and index.
copy, sun faded. Paper. USED. $60.00 Macmillan, London, 1978. Hb, dj. 226 pgs. USED. $18.00
10878 Knatchbull-Hugessen, Sir Hugh, KCMG. Kentish Family. 11040 Miles, Robert. Jane Austen. Discusses personality, point
1st ed. Written by the 20th c. distinguished diplomat, a family of view, genre, nationalism, gender, and class. Professor of
history of several generations. Pedigree, b&w engravings. Gilt English at Stirling University. USED. $21.00
family crest on front cover. Includes Casandra's drawing of Fanny
12154 -1 Modert, Jo, Editor. Jane Austen's Manuscript Letters in
at writing table. hb. dj. USED. $40.00
Facsilimile. Reproductions of Every Known Extant Letter,
12122 Lane, Maggie. Jane Austen's England. Experience England Fragment, and Autograph Copy, with an Annotated List of All
as Jane did, from Steventon to Winchester. Contemporary Known Letters. This book is hard to find. This copy is without dj,
illustrations accompany excerpts from Austen's letters and with some used copy stickers in end pages, but VG condition.
novels. Lane also points out how Britain has changed. An Blue cloth on boards. Oversized book of Austen's letters is a real

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treasure. Includes introduction and annotated list with binding good. The Walter Scott Publishing Company, NY: 1908,
provenance for each letter. USED. $85.00 Hb, 195 pges. USED. $42.00
12121 Monaghan, David, Ariane Hudelet and John Wiltshire, 12179 Southam, B. C. Editor. Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey
eds. The Cinematic Jane Austen: Essays on the Filmic Sensibility and Persuasion. Casebook Series. A great resource. Selection of
of the Novels. First, the authors examine Austen's works in terms Austen criticism. One of a three part set. Southam himself, plus
of their inherent cinematic qualities. They then treat the films as Mudrick, Harding, Butler, Kavanagh, Oliphant, Lewes, Lascelles,
readings of the novels and deepen our understanding of how the Woolf, others. From a variety of source material. MacMillan.
films reinterpret the novels through stage setting, camera 1976. Good condition. USED. $20.00
angles, use of light and sound, and of course screenplay. This is a
12178 Southam, B. C. Editor. Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility,
brilliant book we highly recommend, both for the unique
Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park. Casebook Series. A
rereadings of the novels, and because the authors enhance our
collection of opinions expressed about Jane Austen's art, starting
relationships with the film adaptations. NEW. $35.00
with her own comments on her work and ending in the 1960's.
11072 Morris, Ivor. Jane Austen Quintet: Critical Inquiries into From contemporaries Scott, Lewes, Oliphant, to Kavanagh,
the Novels' World. Five studies: Jane Austen and Her Man; Mudrick, Tanner, this is a brilliant collection packaged in an
Persuasion's Unwritten Story; Elizabeth and Mr. Bennet; The unassuming little paperback. Anonymous to famous, letters,
Enigma of Harriet Smith; The Prisoner of Mansfield Park. Some of essays, critical reviews. MacMillan. 1976. Good condition. USED.
these essays originally appeared in Persuasions (JASNA). Paper. $20.00
Sarsen Press, Winchester, UK. NEW. $25.00
11444 Southam, Brian. Jane Austen. A Students' Guide to the
10081 Myer, Valerie Grosvenor. Jane Austen: Obstinate Heart. Later Manuscript Works. Some of the work herein was prepared
"Jane Austen spent her entire life as a poor relation…she lived on for the new Cambridge Edition, which contract "was later
the outside looking in." A thorough, clear biography, certainly terminated." The Later Pieces does not include the Juvenilia.
not all doom and gloom as this quote from the author suggests. Southam is an expert in this area; perhaps some remember his
16 pages glossy illustrations including family, landscapes, speech at an AGM on the Minors. The Prayers, the Poems, the
costumes, and the quilt. Myer stays close to the letters and larger fragments. 2007. Paper. NEW. $35.00
history, while bringing Jane and her family to life. 1997, hb, dj.
11440 -1 Southam, Brian. Jane Austen: The Critical Heritage. A
NEW. $15.00
survey that has become one of the most important books on
12130 Parill, Sue. Jane Austen on Film and Television: A Critical Austen. Starting wih review of SS(1811), PP, MP, E, and NA and
Study of the Adaptations. McFarland & Co. 2002. Paper. NEW. P, continuing with important essays through 1870. This book
$35.00 became known as Volume 1 of the Critical Heritage. 1st ed. 1968.
Hb, dj. NEW/USED. $85.00
11235 Poovey, Mary. The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer:
Idealogy as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary 11240 Southam, Brian. Jane Austen's Literary Manuscripts.
Shelley, and Jane Austen. University of Chicago Press, 1984, Includes discussion of the connection between Austen's life and
Paper, NEW. $26.00 art. Increases our appreciation of Jane Austen's development as
an artist. Juvenilia, minor works. Athlone Press, London 2001.
11229 Quin, Vera. Jane Austen Visits London. Follow in Jane
Paper. NEW. $39.95
Austen's footsteps and see London through her eyes. Researches
the London references Austen made in her letters and literature, 11443 Southam, Brian. Writers and Their Work: Jane Austen.
then takes us into her world. Illustrated by Veronique Avon- Add to your Southam/Austen collection. Longman, Essex, 1975.
Yapp. Paperback. NEW. $20.00 60 pgs, paper. One signed copy $18.00. USED. $15.00
10836 Rostvig, Maren-Sofie. Ed. Fair Forms: Essays in English 11446 Spacks, Patricia Meyer. The Adolescent Idea: Myths of
Literature from Spenser to Jane Austen. Essays of structural Youth and the Adult Imagination. Novelists often evoke
analysis of literature, as applied to textural analysis, to enhance adolescents who resist the social order. She analyzes their
understanding of the author's basic themes. The very good conflicts and their resolutions. Jane Austen is included with her
essay on Austen, "Mistaken conduct and proper 'feeling': A study representations of generational conflict. 1981, hb,dj. May be
of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice" is written by Grete Ek. shop worn. NEW. $10.00
Cambridge, 1975, 248 pgs. Hb. USED. $15.00
11454 Spence, John. A Century of Wills from Jane Austen's
11326 -2 Roth, Barry & Joel Weinsheimer. An Annotated Family 1705-1806. This book starts with a facsimile of Jane
Bibliography of Jane Austen Studies, 1952-1972. The definitive Austen's will, in her own hand. 16 wills - Austens, Leighs, Perrots,
listing. People, subjects, books, all indexed. Indispensable. Philadelphia Hancock, etc. Fascinating to scholars and readers
University of Virginia Press. 1973. Hb. USED. $9.00 who can't get enough background on Jane Austen. Foreward by
Maggie Lane. JASA, 2001. Paper. $20.00
11411 Shields, Carol. Jane Austen: A Penguin Life. A popular
biography. 2001, Hb, dj. NEW. $12.00. Also in paper, $10.00. 11455 Spence, John. Becoming Jane Austen. Another Austen
biography to add to our collection (we need them all, don't we?).
11427 Smith, Goldwin. A Life of Jane Austen. First published in
Spence consulted on the recent movie Becoming Jane . There
1890. Ushered in a new age of reviewing Austen by applying
was quite a bit of fantasy in the movie - the bio is of course more
formal criticism to her work. Just a little worn, a little foxed,
grounded in history. Continuum. Paper. NEW. $14.00

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12174 Steinbach, Alice. Educating Alice: Adventures of a 12178 -1 Tucker, George H. Jane Austen the Woman: Some
Curious Woman. In the chapter "Sense and Sensible Shoes," a Biographical Insights. Well researched, excellent footnotes,
visit to Chawton meeting Miss Bowden, Helen Lefroy, and entertaining bio. 1994, hb, dj. USED. $18.00
Deirdre LeFaye; delight in the Ritz in Paris (the cookery class
11567 Watkins, Susan. Jane Austen's Town and Country Style.
entered through the same door as Princess Diana exited on that
177 illus., 77 in color. 7x10 1/2. Luscious full-page depictions of
fateful night.) Random House, NY, 2004. Hb, dj. NEW. $8.00
the fashions, the foods, the interiors, the customs. NY, 1990, hb,
11628 Sutherland, Kathryn. Jane Austen's Textual Lives: from dj. USED. $35.00
Aeschylus to Bollywood. Sutherland explores three histories. 1)
11585 -1 Weldon, Fay. Letters to Alice on first reading Jane
the transmission of Austen through manuscripts, critical editions,
Austen. Fay Weldon explains the art of reading and writing to a
biographies and adaptations, 2) the development of English
fictional niece, Alice. London: 1984. 127 pages, Hb, dust jacket.
Studies as a discipline, and 3) the role of OUP in shaping a canon
1st ed. Very Good condition. USED. $18.00
of English texts in the 20th c. Hb, beautiful dj. 2005, OUP. NEW.
$100.00. Also in paper, $35.00. 12113 Wilks, Brian. Jane Austen. Entertaining biography. Hb, Dj.
We have 1978 and 1984 editions. NEW and USED. $15.00
11483 Tobin, Beth Fowkes. Superintending the Poor: Charitable
Ladies and Paternal Landlords in British Fiction, 1770-1860. 11614 Williams, Michael. Jane Austen: Six Novels and Their
With material from JA's Emma and Mansfield Park, Dickens' Methods. Discusses the methods Austen used to construct the
Bleak House, Godwin's Caleb Williams, Bage's Mount Henneth. novels. NY. St.Martin's Press. 1986. Hb. Dust jacket faded edges
Yale UP. 1993. Hb, dj. USED. $21.00 and corners. USED. $85.00
12193 Todd, Janet, Editor. Jane Austen in Context. Generously
illustrated collection of essays that introduce Austen's life and
times. Cambridge UP. 2005. NEW. Publ at $104, sale $65.


Real Solemn History ”
History, Food, Crafts, Politics
and Military Events

-Catherine Morland, Northanger Abbey

12005 Abell, L.G. A Mother's Book of Traditional Household about life of sailors. Nelson, his tactics, the events of the battle.
Skills. Orig published in the 1850's. The author was ahead of her Captain Bennett served in the Royal Navy and is a highly
time in that she defined the accomplished woman as one who regarded naval historian. Scholarly yet entertaining. Import. Pen
relied on her own industry and intelligence. Many tips still useful & Sword Military Classics. Paper. NEW. $13.95
today. Facsimile. Paper. Publ at $16.95. NEW. $13.00
10189 Bess of Hardwick. Of Household Stuff: The 1601
10017 Ainsworth, William Harrison. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Inventories of Bess of Hardwick. Describes life and holdings of a
Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art. 3 vols gifted 16th C. countess widowed 4 times. Chatsworth &
(1840's). Previous owner's inscriptions "bound November 25 Hardwick Hall Old & New. National Trust. London: 2001. 71
1884." Some foxing. Brown 1/2 leather and pebbled boards. Gilt pages, Paper. NEW. $10.00
on spine, bands. Complete novels, stories, poems. Illustrated by
10227 Borowitz, Albert. The Thurtell-Hunt Murder Case: Dark
George Cruikshank. 1842-3. USED. $300.00
Mirror to Regency England. A sensational murder in 1823
10051 Andrews, Jonathan and Andrew Scull. Undertaker of the became an inspirational source for many writers, even in our
Mind: John Monro and Mad-Doctoring in Eighteenth-Century own times. Here it is revealed in all its original detail for the first
England. You may have heard about Monro in relation to some time. True crime buffs, as well of fans of the time period, will
of his famous patients, esp King George III. Methods we today enjoy this readable history. LSU Press. 1987. Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00
consider bizarre and barbaric. In-depth look at Monro's work and
10245 Briggs, L. B. R. Original Charades. Some of these charades
the trade of insanity in England in the 18th century. University of
will put Mr Elton's to shame. Lucky for us the answers are in the
California Press. 2001. 364 pages. Hb, dj. NEW. $13.00
back – we’d never figure them out! Very pretty green cloth with
10150 Banfield, Edwin. Visiting Cards and Cases. The author is silver and gold gilt design and title, gilt page edges. Very good
an antiques collector who has made a study of Regency and condition. 72 pages. Scribner's. NY: 1891. Hb. USED. $50.0
Victorian visiting cards and their cases. This is a complete survey,
loaded with B&W photos. Historical context, detailed 10289 Burke, Edmund. On Empire, Liberty, and Reform -
descriptions. UK: 1989. 149 pages. Hb, dust jacket. Very good Speeches and Letters. Ed. David Bromwich. The great statesman
condition. USED. $25.00 speaks. Bromwich adds a concise introduction to each item,
placing it in context. "This is a reader's not a scholar's edition."
10102 Bennett, Geoffrey. The Battle of Trafalgar. Period New Haven & London: Yale University Press. 2000. 524 pages,
paintings (b&w), maps, diagrams to illustrate the operation of paper. NEW. $16.00
the ships. Detalied description of the battle, includes details

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10290 Burke, Thomas. The English Townsman as He Was and as bringing up of children. "Thrilling precursor to the art of Jane
He Is. Fully illustrated. Fascinating dust jacket. The Londoner Austen." Oxford World Classics. 2002. NEW. $12.00
from medieval times to the present day (mid 20th century).
10386 Cook, Vivian. Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary. Or
There is an index. Jane Austen is here! London, Toronto, NY: B.T.
why can't anybody spell? Mr. Cook thrills the reader with more
Batsford Ltd. 1947 2nd ed. 151 pages, Hb, dj. USED. $22.00
than a hundred entries that will tickle the inner spelling geek.
11866 Cameron, David Kerr. London's Pleasures: From Fun & games with spelling. Humorous examples. Tidbits of
Restoration to Regency. A highly accessible tour through the history - how it got this way. Illust. Hb, Dj, 2005. NEW. $8.00
fashions and excesses of London from the time of the
10394 Coote, Stephen. Napoleon and the Hundred Days.
Restoration, when Puritanism was rejected with bawdy
Entertaining historical biography. Illuminates personalities from
vengence, to the end of the Regency, when the Victorian era
Napoleon to Josephine to Wellington. Coote has also written
restored piety. Full of period illustrations in b&w and color. Slight
other popular historical biographies on people such as Pepys,
shop wear. Orig publ at $28.95. NEW. $18.00
Charles II, Keats, Drake, Byron. Da Capo Press. 2005. Hb, dj. List
12167 Carlyle, Thomas. The French Revolution. This version was $27.95. NEW. $20.00
originally published in 1930 by Cambridge University Press. The
10399 Cummins, John. The Art of Medieval Hunting: The Hound
full work was first published in 1837. Admired by generations of
and the Hawk. Illustrated. Everything you could ever want to
readers for bringing the main players to life, Carlyle has kept his
know about hunting in Medieval and Renaissance times. Lays
reputation intact through the years as the great historian of the
foundation for hunting as sport in later times. Castle Books.
era. Paperbound. Dover, 2005. NEW. $7.50
2003. 306 pgs, hb, dj. NEW. $10.00
10336 Carrell, Jennifer Lee. The Speckled Monster: A Historical
10413 -2 David, Saul. Prince of Pleasure: The Prince of Wales
Tale of Battling Small Pox. Carrell tells this story so well, you will
and the Making of the Regency. A new study post Christopher
not want to put the book down once you begin. From the
Hibbert's version. At once farce, tragedy and melodrama.
opening lines: "Early in December 1694, an assassin emerged
Atlantic Monthly Press. 1998. Hb, dj.. NEW.$12.00
from the streets of London to sneak westward across the park,
slip unseen through the halls of Kensington...". The assassin was 12042 De Courtais, Georgine. Women's Hats, Headdresses and
a virus, and its victim the Queen. Dutton, 2003. NEW. $16.95 Hairstyles: With 453 illustrations, medieval to modern.
Reprinted from Batsford original of 1986. Dover, 2006. Paper.
10352 Chandrasekhar, S. "A Dirty, Filthy Book" - The Writings of
NEW. $14.50
Charles Knowlton and Annie Besant on Reproductive Physiology
and Birth Control and an Account of the Bradlaugh-Besant Trial. 10577 Fosten, Bryan. Wellington's Infantry (2). History and
Courageous and intelligent Annie Besant [1847-1933] published uniforms of the light infantry troops who served under
Knowlton's book on reproductive physiology and birth control in Wellington. Numerous illustrations in full colour. Includes 1812
Britain in 1877. She and her cohort Bradlaugh were charged with chart of regimental distinctions. Oxford, 1982,. NEW. $12.00
publishing obscenity. This book includes the original Fruits of
11622 Gatrell, Vic. City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in
Philosophy by Knowlton, The Law of Population by Besant, and
Eighteenth-Century London. Compilation of satirical prints from
Theosophy and the Law of Population by Besant, as well as an
the Georgian and Regency era - 1170-1830. This lewd, vicious
account of the trial. Hb book, like new, dust jacket slightly worn
comedy, poking shockingly at celebrities, politicians, and
at top and bottom of spine. USED. $20.00
financial leaders, makes Mary Crawford's comment about "rears
12160 Chartrand, Rene. Gibraltar 1779-83. Beautifully and vices" seem tame indeed. Well researched by the author,
illustrated by Patrice Courcelle. A thrilling story of the siege, the Prof of Brit History at the University of Essex. Every cartoon is
strategies that led to British victory, and the heroism displayed. described and explained - a great resource. Be prepared for low
Osprey Publishing, 2006. Paper. List $26.95. NEW. $7.00 humor. Hb, dj. 696 pages. NY: 2006. Pub at $45. NEW. $30.00
10361 Cheesman, Clive, and Jonathan Williams. Rebels, 10637 Gooneratne, Yasmine and Brandon. This Inscrutable
Pretenders and Imposters. Cheesman and Williams are curators Englishman. We recognize Goonerante for her writings about
in the Dept of Coins at the British Museum. This book is a survey Jane Austen. This book covers Sir John d'Oyly [1774-1824] and
of people throughout history who have sought to rule. Pictures his work on the annexation of Sri Lanka's Kingdom of Kandy in
of coins illustrate the history. NY: 2000. Hb, 192pgs. NEW. $12.00 1815. Gives insight into the process of colonial rule in the period
of Austen's life, from the perspective of the colonizer and the
10059 Cliffe, J. T. The World of the Country House in
colonized. 1999, London. Paper. USED. $10.00
Seventeenth-Century England. Beautifully illustrated
throughout, color and b/w. This book is concerned with the 10663 Gupta, Shri Anil Chandra Das, editor. The Days of John
houses of the gentry, not of the nobility. Includes lifestyle issues Company: Selections from Calcutta Gazette 1824-1832. Chosen
such as intellectual pursuits, scandals, tutors, as well as gardens, excerpts divided into chapters - Official, Editorial, Advertisement.
architecture, service, and other topics. Hb, dj. Yale University Includes fascinating letters to the Editor. 758 pages + index. Hb,
Press. NEW. Originally published at $65, now $30.00 dj. Calcutta, West Bengal Government Press. 1959. $65.00
10379 Collier, Jane. An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously 12152 Hamilton, Joseph. The Duelling Handbook: 1829. This is
Tormenting. Edited by Katharene A. Craik. Collier [1715-1755] an unabridged republication of the book first produced in 1829.
created this fascinating glimpse into 18th C daily life in 1753. Originally named "The Only Approved Guide through all the
Deals with the treatment of servants and dependents and the Stages of a Quarrel: Containing the Royal Code of Honor;
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Reflections upon Duelling; and the Outline of a Court for the 12034 Ince, William and John Mayhew. Authentic Georgian
Adjustment of Disputes; with Anecdotes, Documents and Cases, Furniture Designs: Universal System of Household Furniture,
Interesting to Christian Moralists Who Decline the Combat; To 1762. An unabridged republication of the original 1762
Experienced Duellists, and to Benevolent Legislators." Dover, publication. Paperback. Dover, 1998. $14.00
2007, paper. NEW. $9.95
12009 Jarry, Madeleine and Maryvonne Dobry. Period
10704 -1 Hawkings, David T. Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Needlepoint for Antique Furniture. History and instructions both
Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales. Reference in one book. Authentic patterns, material lists, advice and
document. Photographs, tables, charts, letters, various other instructions. Almost like new. HB, DJ. 1976. USED $10.00
records of criminals. Taken from all county and borough record
10847 Johnston, R.M. editor. In the Words of Napoleon: The
offices, the public record office, police archives. Alan Sutton.
Emperor Day by Day. With new material by Philip
Stroud. 1992. Hb, dj. 458 pgs. USED. $35.00
Haythornwaite. Derived from letters, other writings, and
10708 Haythornthwaite, Philip J. Wellington's Army: The recorded speech, put into the form of a journal or diary, this
Uniforms of the British Soldier, 1812-1815. 60 plates, all in book allows the reader to get into Napoleon's mind as events
colour, by Chas. Hamilton Smith depicting Peninsular War and move quickly. Covers 1769-1815. Greenhill. London. 2002. 416
Waterloo. Text by Phillip J Haythornthwaite. Plates showing pgs. Hb, dj. NEW. $37.00
general officers, cavalry, artillery, engineers, foreign regiments,
10863 Kelly, Ian. Beau Brummell: The Ultimate Man of Style.
royal marines, troops of the East India company, etc. 14"x10".
Brummell [1778-1840], contemporary of Austen. The first man of
2002. Hb, dj. NEW. $25.00
fashion. "The first metrosexual - 200 years before the word was
10709 Hazelwood, Nick. The Queen's Slavetrader: John invented." More than a biography, a great history of the times.
Hawkyns, Elizabeth I, and the Trafficking in Human Souls. BBC Radio 5 review: "The best book ever written about London."
Traces origins of American slavery to project of Elizabeth Hb, dj. 2006. NEW. $17.00
I. Biography of first Atlantic slave trader, Hawkyns.
12101 Lady of Distinction. Regency Etiquette: The
16th century Anglo-Spanish rivalry. Paper, 2004.
Mirror of Graces (1811). Originally published in
NEW. $12.00
Looking for back issues of 1811, this advice book includes information
11874 Hemsworth, Beatrice. What the on proper dress and decoration of the
Persuasions? We carry
Victorians Didn't Do for Us: A Collection of female form, manners, politeness, dancing,
their Useless Advice. Packed full of JASNA’s respected journal. beauty, health and loveliness, principles
snippets of advice, such as "two people and nature of propriety. All that is
Editions #1 thru #10 are $12
with the same eye colour should never required to be considered an
marry" and cures such as "gunpowder in a each, while #10 and up are $10. accomplished lady. USED. $17.95
glass of soapy water" for a stomach ache.
{Check availability, especially 10908 Lavery, Brian. Nelson's Fleet at
Illustrated. Hb, Dj. NEW $9.00
for the earliest years.} Trafalgar. Previously unpublished
10751 Hill, Christopher. Intellectual Origins eyewitness accounts, letters and research.
of the English Revolution. Ground-breaking Color and sepia tone illustrations - engravings,
book delves into the motivations behind the maps. Battle plan of Trafalgar. Lavery is the
English Revolution and Civil War. How the English curator of Naval History at the National Maritime
revolted against Charles I and the church, and executed their Museum in Greenwich. The Naval Institute Press, Annapolis.
king. Panther, London, 1972. 333 pgs, Paper. USED. $45.00 2004. Paperback. NEW. $25.00
10068 Hochschild, Adam. Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels 10072 Leach, MacEdward, Editor. The Book of Ballads. Text
in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves. Gripping history of the recording of ballads - old English and Scottish, British, and
people who dared to defy their times to promote the end of American. Informative introduction, notes, index of titles, index
slavery in the British Empire. (We know Jane Austen was a fan of of first lines. Selected & Edited by MacEdward Leach, Illustrated
some of the heroes of this book. Food for thought, especially for with woodcuts by Fritz Kredel. Comes with 1967 article from
those who might still insist she was apolitical and intellectually Heritage Club describing the book. Read the ballads as folk
sheltered.) Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00 poetry. NY: Heritage Press, 1967. Hb, case. USED. $25.00
10771 Holland, Vyvyan. Hand Coloured Fashion Plates 1770 to 10075 Linnane, Fergus. London, the Wicked City; A Thousand
1899. An outstanding collection of fully sourced plates and Years of Vice in the Capital. "Academically sound, as well as
illustrations (some color, some b/w) offering a selection of the being a good read" - Independent. History of the sexual depravity
fashions of the times. Holland was a son of Oscar Wilde. 1st ed. to be found in London, over the past 1000 years. London: 2003.
B.T.Batsford, London, 1955. 200 pgs. USED. $95.00 Hb, dj. NEW. $20.00
10798 Hughes, Kristine. Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in 10947 Lord, W. B. The Corset & the Crinoline: An Illustrated
Regency and Victorian England. Social life, private life, the History. Unabridged republication of the work originally
courts. Great source for historical fiction writers. 1998, Paper. published in 1868 by Ward, Lock, and Tyler, London. An
NEW. $22.00 illustrated history of female undergarments. Over 50 B&W
10808 Hyde, Stella. Literary Lust. The Sexiest Moments in engravings. Dover Publications. Mineola. 2007. NEW. $11.50
Classic Fiction. Atria Books, NY, 2006. Hb, dj. NEW. $18.00
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10952 Low, Donald A. Thieves' Kitchen: The Regency is quite a bit longer than Austen's History of England, we're sure
Underworld. "…alongside the world of Pride and Prejudice and you'll enjoy it. 1993. Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
the Nature poets there existed a pulsating, undisciplined urban
11120 Outhwaite, R. B. Scandal in the Church: Dr. Edward Drax
underworld of young thieves, body-snatchers and gamblers…".
Free, 1764-1843. Dr Free was a rather rowdy clergyman who
Draws on contemporary sources to bring us into the Regency
caused enough trouble to be defrocked in 1830. Could this have
underworld. Paperback. Alan Sutton, Gloucester. 1987. $10.00
been our Wickham? This is the shocking true story, in all its
10964 Machray, Robert. The Night Side of London. With details. Illustrated. Hambledon Press, 1997. Hb, dj. NEW. $30.00
illustrations by Tom Browne. At the turn of the last century,
10085 Owen, Robert. A New View of Society. Facsimile
when London was the happenin' place on the planet, Roberty
reproduction of third edition printed in London in 1817. Owen
Machray and artist Tom Browne set out to tell the story. This
[1771-1858] was a social reformer. He believed the environment
book was very popular in its time. This 1984 reprint is well done.
formed the character of the man. These essays put forth his
The illustrations are each unique works of art (b/w). Paul Harris,
ideas. The Free Press, ND, probably 1950's. 184pg. USED. $15.00
1902/1984. USED. $15.00
10086 Pack, Captain James, OBE RN. Nelson's Blood - the Story
11937 Mackintosh, Iain. The Georgian Playhouse: Actors,
of Naval Rum. With forward by the Admiral of the Fleet Lord
Artists, Audiences and Architecture 1730-1830. Exhibition
Lewin. Illustrated. Long history of grog (which did not end until
devised by Iain Mackintosh. Assisted by Geoffrey Ashton.
1970, by the way) and how it affected wars and empire. Royal
Heyward Gallery, London. 12 August to 12 October 1975 by the
Naval Museum Publications, UK 1998R. Paper. NEW. $14.00
Arts Council of Great Britain. This exhibition catalogue is full of
black and white illustrations, advertisements, and architectural 11205 -2 Planche, J. R. History of British Costume: From Ancient
drawings. Hogarth, Garrick, Liston, John Inigo Richards, and Times to the Eighteenth Century. This faithful reprint of 1834 ed.
many others featured. Times Newspapers Limited. London: uses the same b/w line drawings. Large 9" with detailed look at
1975. Paper. USED. $25.00 civil, religious, military British garb, armor & body decoration.
Senate, Middlesex, 2001. 376 pgs, Paper. NEW. $12.00
12029 Mayhew, Henry, and Other Writers. The London
Underworld in the Victorian Period: Authentic First-Person 11694 Pocock, Tom. The Terror Before Trafalgar. This book
Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes. "With his adds thrilling detail to one of the most famous battles in naval
collaborators, Mayhew explored hundreds of miles of London history. Describes the secret war of espionage and subversion, a
streets in the 1840s and 1850s, gathering thousands of pages of war of wits known as "The Great Terror," fought behind the
testimony from the city's humbler residents. Their stories scenes in 1801 as Napoleon's grand army faced the volunteer
revealed aspects of city life virturally unknown to literate army across the Channel. Excellent book now available in
society." Paperback. Dover, 1861/2005. NEW. $14.00 paperback. Slight references to Capt Francis Austen. Naval
Institute Press, Annapolis. Orig publ $29.75. NEW. $17.00.
11011 McCutcheon, Marc. Everyday Life in the 1800's: A Guide
for Writers, Students and Historians. Illustrated. Covers the 12212 Quennell, Marjorie and CHB Quenell, Revised by Christina
1800's decade by decade for accuracy and handy reference. Hole. A History of Everyday Things in England, Volume IV 1851-
Everything from crime to civil war, to courtship, occupations, 1914. This lively and brightly illustrated book tells the history of
clothing, around the house, getting around, slang. (Mostly based "ordinary men and women... the food they ate, the clothes they
on American history.) Good condition. Paperback. Writer's Digest wore, how they travelled, the houses they lived in, and the
Books, Cincinnati, 1993. NEW. $10.00 scientific advances which most affected their lives at each
period." (From dust jacket.) B.T.Batsford, Ltd. 1952. $16.00
11039 Miller, Judith. Judith Miller's Guide to Period-style
Curtains & Soft Furnishings. Luscious draperies, pillows, rugs, 11632 Quindlen, Anna. Imagined London: A Tour of the World's
seat cushions, and the like, 18th and 19th C. "Sample book'' and Greatest Fictional City. A delightful wander through London
glossary. About 10" sq. 450 commissioned photographs by James Past, Present, and Fictional with an American anglophile novelist
Merrell. How-to instructions. Overlook, 2000. NEW. $15.00 and journalist. Illustrated, map. National Geographic Directions,
Washington DC, 2004. Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00
11066 More, Hannah. Strictures on the Modern System of
Female Education, with a View of the Principles and Conduct 11307 Rigby, Nigel and Pieter van der Merwe. Captain Cook in
Prevalent among Women of Rank and Fortune. Two volumes the Pacific. Published by the National Maritime Museum after
bound in one. George Long, NY, 1813. Modern 1/4 calf & the opening of a new gallery at Greenwich. Heavily illustrated
marbled boards. Some foxing throughout. Very good condition. with colorful paintings, diagrams, maps, most from the museum
USED. $220.00 collection. Emphasizes the advances in art, science, and
exploration of other cultures that came out of Cook's voyages.
11109 Nivelon, Francis. The Rudiments of Genteel Behavior.
Paper. Import. NEW. $25.00
Facsimile reprint of the unique edition of 1737. Foreword by Paul
Holberton, Afterward by Hugh Belsey. Designed by Roger Davies. 11867 Robinson, John Martin. The Regency Country House:
Beautiful large paper book with faux jacket. Illustrations show From the Archives of Country Life. Drawn from the hundred-year
how to walk, stand, bow, courtesy, give and take - all that is archives of Country Life, these gorgeous illustrations and
necessary for genteel society. 2003, paper. NEW. $20.00 descriptions fulfill our Regency fantasies. Country homes from
1790-1830. Interiors, approaches, parks. Wyatt, Holland, Nash,
12148 O'Farrell, John. An Utterly Impartial History of Britain,
Cockerell, Smirke, Wilkins, Hopper, Repton, Soane, as well as
or, 2,000 Years of Upper Class Idiots in Charge. While this book
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regional designers. The accompanying text is rich with history. and everyone else who was anyone. Find out what to wear, how
Helpful index. Aurum Press, London: 2005. Soft bound. NEW. to be invited to a ball, and just generally how to get along in high
$30.00 society Regency London, from the ultimate insider, in his own
words. Ravenhall Books, 2006. Hb, dj. NEW. $20.00
11230 Rogers, Nicholas. The Press Gang: Naval Impressment
and its opponents in Georgian Britain. "Explains exactly how the 11520 Taylor, Antony. 'Down with the Crown' British Anti-
press gang worked, whome it was aimed at and why and how monarchism and Debates about Royalty since 1790. Well
many people opposed its activities." An expert on British 18th c illustrated history reveals & explores the anti-monarchist trends
social history unpacks impressment. Continuum, 2007, paper. usually neglected. London: 1999. Hb, dj. NEW. $30.00
NEW. $25.00
11531 Turner, E. S. Amazing Grace: The Great Days of Dukes. A
11635 Schama, Simon. Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and history of dukedom good and bad, in the 18th & 19th centuries.
the American Revolution. If you were a slave during the Illustrated. Sutton, 2003. 316 pgs. Paper. NEW. $8.00
American Revolutionary War, whom would you want to win?
11538 Vane, Brian. The Audacious Admiral Cochrane: The True
Best-selling history professor Schama digs deep into previously
Life of a Naval Legend. His career was marked by controversy
unexposed history revealing the mass exodus of Americans with
and pathological disputes w/some eminent men of the period.
a dream of freedom as they crossed through the lines of war to
Late in life, he published a seies of autobiographies which have
reach the British, only to be ultimately betrayed. 478 pgs. Hb, dj.
been accepted, unquestioned, as an accurate version of events.
HarperCollins, NY. 2006. NEW. $11.00
Conway Maritime Press, London. 2004. Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
11396 Sharman, Julian. A Cursory History of Swearing.
10094 Waller, Maureen. Ungrateful Daughters: The Stuart
Originally published 1884, reprinted 1968. Offers curious facts
Princesses Who Stole Their Father's Crown. The true story of the
about the history of oath-taking and using swear words,
daughters of Stuart King James II, Mary and Anne, key actors in
delightfully obscured in Victorian prose. Hb. NEW. $20.00
the palace coup that led to the end of a dynasty. Waller is an
11425 Smith, Denis. The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's excellent historian, but this book isn't stuffy - it reads like
Forgotten Soldiers: 1809-1814. This is just a gem of a book, well historical fiction. Hodder and Stoughton, London. 2002. Hb, dj.
documented, full of illustrations. Hb, dj, 2001. NEW. $15.00 NEW. $15.00
11698 Smith, Lacey Baldwin. English History Made Brief, 11616 -1 Williamson, Tom. Polite Landscapes: Gardens &
Irreverent, and Pleasurable. A history professor provides a Society in Eighteenth-Century England. Hb. USED. $20.00
sometimes hilarious and always entertaining view of English
11620 Wilson, Ben. The Making of Victorian Values: Decency &
history. Cartoons, illustrations, index. "History Worth
Dissent in Britain: 1789-1837. This is a well-written study of the
Remembering." Academy Chicago Publishers, 2007. 262 pgs,
generation of Brits "born in the wake of the American and
Paper. USED. $9.00
French revolutions" - the parents of the Victorians. Explores how
11626 Spencer, Charles. Althorp: The Story of an English House. crises can lead to change and realignment of society's values.
Earl Spencer has been guiding tours of Althorp since he was 12 Witty and entertaining as well as instructive. Hb, dust jacket. 445
years old. Here he combines his love of the house with his pages. NY: 2007. NEW. $21.00
appreciation for history and takes you on a personal tour. Full of
12151 Wilson, Kim. In the Garden with Jane Austen. Delightul
color photographs, many commissioned for this work. Paintings,
book uses quotes from Jane Austen as the basis for exploring
architecture, grounds. Printed on heavy paper, beautiful prints,
various kinds of gardens - from country estates to Bath and
lovely dust jacket. Hb. St Martin's Press, NY. 1998. 167 pages.
London. Ends with suggestions on how to create your own Jane
NEW. $18.00
Austen garden. Beautiful photos and illustrations throughout,
11486 Strawson, John. Beggars in Red: The British Army 1789- printed on heavy glossy paper. Softbound with folded covers.
1889. Illustrations, maps. Description of this important period in Perfect gift for Austen fans. 2008. NEW. $21.95
British regimental history. From Napoleon to Asia, Africa, and the
11249 -2 Wilson, Kim. Tea with Jane Austen. Gorgeous pictures,
creation of Pax Britannia. Import from UK. 2003. Paper.
bibliography, index. A charming - and charmingly illustrated -
NEW.$12.00
(gift!) book about tea - not just another beverage, but the center
10091 Summerville, Christopher, Ed. Regency Recollections: of social ritual in 18th and 19th C England. History, recipes,
Captain Gronow's Guide to Life in London and Paris. Import. excerpts from the novels and letters, illustrations from the time.
Captain Gronow's writings illuminated by Christopher Illustrated boards. 2004. NEW. $16.00
Summerville. Gronow knew the Prince Regent, Beau Brummell,

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Arts & Culture


10002 Adair, John. The Royal Palaces of Britain. Coffee-table
Music, Art, and
Lovely Places

and entertaining. Yale University Press. 1987. Hb, dj. Like new
book, heavily illustrated with photographs and illustrations. condition. USED. $18.00
Covers intimate history of the royal dwellings, including
10408 Daiches, David and John Flower. Literary Landscapes of
Hampton Court, Windsow, Whitehall, St James's, Holyrood,
the British Isles; A Narrative Atlas. From Chaucer, Shakespeare,
Brighton, Kensington, Buckingham, Greenwich, The Tower. Very
Dr Johnson, into the 20th century. Maps, illustrations, atlas,
gently used, good condition. 1981. Hb, dust jacket. USED. $18.00
index, geographical index. Includes Austen locations. Hb, dj, 287
10005 Addison, William. English Spas. Addison writes a pages. Paddington Press, NY & London, 1979. USED. $15.00
fascinating history of English spas, which reached their highest
10529 Fea, Allan. Old English Houses: The Record of a Random
importance for British society in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Itinerary. With over 100 illustrations from photos taken by the
Quotes Jane Austen among many other writers. Descriptions of
author. Fea has an interest in finding out-of-the-way places that
Bath, Tunbridge, and lesser known spas. Generously illustrated
have not been affected by modern times or restoration. Charles
with photos and contemporary drawings. 1951. Library stamp in
Scribner's Sons, NY 1910. 273 pgs, Hb. USED. $50.00
front of book, good condition, hb, dj. USED. $20.00
10627 -1 Girouard, Mark. The Victorian Country House. Revised
10018 Airs, Malcolm. The Tudor and Jacobian Country House: A
and Enlarged Edition. Yale UP. 1979. 467pp. Hb, dj. USED. $20.00
Building History. Luxuriously illustrated scholarly work.
Entertaining descriptions of great houses. From design to labour, 10629 Gloag, John. English Furniture. The Library of English Art
everything about these houses that formed the settings for Series. Covers AD 1500-1934. Focus is on furniture that is well
some of our favorite novels. Hb. 1998. Surrey: Bramley Books. proportioned. How furniture design changes with national taste.
Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $15.00 With twenty-four plates from photographs and seventeen line
drawings by E. J. Warne. 1946. USED. $37.00
10053 Automobile Association. Walks Through Britain's History.
Eye-catching, colorful travel book. Includes detailed instructions 10694 Harrison, Colin. John Malchair of Oxford: Artist and
with illustrated, annotated route maps for over 100 walks Musician. A catalog of Malchair's art, with essays by Susan
organized chronologically, covering prehistory through modern Wollenberg, Julian Munby. Malchair [1730-1812] was a violinist,
times. London: 2001. 70 pages, paper. NEW. $18.00 watercolorist, and engraver. Full of illustrations, mostly b/w.
Published with 1998 Ashmolean Museum show. 1998. Paper.
11865 Barnes, Martin. Benjamin Brecknell Turner: Rural
Like new. USED. $35.00
England Through a Victorian Lens (Victoria & Albert Museum
Studies). Turner (1816-1894), one of the best British amateur 10757 Hillaby, John. Journey Home: A Walk About England.
photographers, captured churches, cottages, farms, and ancient Illustrated. The author and his new wife Katie go for walks from
ruins, as well as modern structures, and fascinating portraits. 11 the Lake Country to London. Take the book along on your own
x 9 3/4. With 70 gorgeous quadrotone photographs. Sealed in walks! 1983. 319 pgs. Hb, dj. $11.00
publisher's plastic. Pub at $39.95. NEW. $30.00
10770 Hole, Christina. Haunted England: A Survey of English
10240 Bradley, A.G. The Rivers and Streams of England. With Ghost-Lore. A brief selection (since a complete survey of English
75 colour plates by Sutton Palmer. Beautiful book. Good ghosts would require an entire library) of stories of the
condition. Bracken Books. 1993. Hb, dj. USED. $10.00 disembodied spirits and apparitions of English lore. 1951. 184
pgs. Hb. USED. $14.00
10294 Burne-Jones, Edward. Pocket Painters: Burne-Jones
1833-1898. Tiny pocket-size book of Pre-Raphaelite paintings by 10823 Jeffery, Paul. The City Churches of Sir Christopher Wren.
Sir Edward Coley Burke-Jones. Text by Steve Dobell. London: Beautiful book filled with b&w illustrations, photos, drawings,
1995. 47 pages, Hb. Good condition. USED. $40.00 church layouts. Includes a gazetteer of all Wren's churches.
Architecture, history. Wonderful guide for visitors and so much
11182 Crane, Walter. The Decorative Illustration of Books.
more. 1996. Paper. NEW. $35.00
Survey of book illustrations up to 1896 when it was originally
published. Fully illustrated. Shop worn, slightly yellowed. 10891 Lantz, Sherlee. A Pageant of Pattern for Needlepoint
London. 1994. Paper. NEW. $10.00 Canvas: Centuries of Design, Textures, Stitches - A New
Exploration. Diagrams by Maggie Lane. Photography by Richard
11183 Crawford, David. British Building Firsts: The First Castle
Avedon Studio. 351 diagrams, 150 photographs of historical
to the First Airport. Full of b/w illustrations. How Britain led the
sources and work samples, 25 colour photographs of in-process
world in many artchitectural developments, from Roman times
and completed needlepoint. Bibliography included. Considered
to present. London. 1990. Hb, beautiful dust jacket. $20.00
one of the most impressive books on needlepoint ever
10403 Cunliffe, Barry. The City of Bath. History of Bath from published. Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1973. HB, DJ. USED. $50.00
prehistoric to modern times. 135 B/W illustrations - photos and
period drawings, archealogical reconstructions. Both scholarly

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11879 Lloyd, Christopher and Jonathan Marsden. George III and published in 1976 by the Pierpont Morgan Library and OUP.
Queen Charlotte: Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste. An Paper. NEW. $26.00
important contribution to studies of fine & decorative arts in the
11653 Reeves-Smyth, Terence. The Garden Lover's Guide to
Georgian period. Essential for both collectors and academics.
Ireland. Beautiful full-color guide book. With scholarly
Thames and Hudson, London. 2004. HB, DJ. NEW. $65.00
commentary. Everything you need for your visit to Ireland. Or
11625 Muir, Richard. The Villages of England. Muir wrote the browse from home. Princeton Architectural Press, 2001, 144 pgs.
text and took most of the pictures. A beautiful study of the NEW. $11.00
traditional village, its history, the layout, names, landscape,
11693 Rosenthal, Michael and Martin Myrone. Thomas
homes, and social development. Very pretty book, perfect for
Gainesborough. Gainsborough [1727-1788] was one of the
the Anglophile. Thames & Hudson, NY: 2004. 224 pages, paper.
greatest artists of the 18th century, famous for his landscapes
NEW. $19.00
and society portraits. Here are several essays providing new
12051 Norwich, John Julius, Ed. Treasures of Britain: The insight into the artist and the world in which he lived. This book
Architectural, Cultural, Historical and Natural History of Britain. was published to accompany a major international exhibition.
Introductions by English Heritage and The National Trust. Maps 294 pgs, 195 color illustrations. Beautiful large book with
from ordinance survey. Crammed full of beautiful photographs. gorgeous dust jacket. Abrams, 2003. Orig published at $60.00.
Still wrapped, silk book marker. HB, DJ. W. W. Norton & NEW. $40.00.
Company, AA Guides New York. 2002. NEW. $35.00
11880 Rosenthal, Michael. Hogarth. Hogarth [1697-1764]
11124 O'Connell, Sheila. London 1753. Heavily illustrated British produced art that defined his time and place - 18th century
Museum exhibition book. Red cloth on boards, no dust jacket. London. This is a gorgeous art book, full of color and b/w
1st US ed. David R. Godine, Boston, 2003. 272 pgs. Hb. NEW. reproductions, with Rosenthal's insightful text to elucidate
$45.00 Hogarth's parody, wit, and attention to detail. Chaucer Press,
London 2005. Hb, dj. NEW. $35.00
11233 Parker, Rowland. The Common Stream: Two Thousand
Years of the English Village. Detailed history of sample village of 11532 Turner, Roger. Capability Brown and the Eighteenth-
Foxton in Cambridgeshire, based on author's extensive research. Century English Landscape. 1985, Hb, Dj. Ex-library. USED.
B/W drawings of buildings and maps. Academy Chicago Pubs. $21.00
1994. Paper, sealed in plastic. NEW. $14.95
11611 Wilkie, Angus. Biedermeier. Large book covering the era
12044 Purton, Valerie, Ed. Dore's London: All 180 Images from that Biedermeier furniture was most popular (1815-1848). This
the Original London Series with Selected Writings. Gorgeous art book is truly "an essential sourcebook for all concerned with
book. Chartwell, London: 2008. HB, DJ. NEW. $45.00 nineteenth-century design." Abbeville Press, NY. 1987. Hb, dj.
USED. $35.00
12042 Ray, Gordon N. The Illustrator and the Book in England
from 1790 to 1914. With 295 illustrations. Essays, 11252 Wilson, Richard and Alan Mackley. The Building of the
bibliographical descriptions, finely reproduced illustrations, English Country House. 1660-1860 time period. Explores the
indices, preface, appendix. Blake, Turner, Rowlandson, fascination of the English nobility and gentry with building and
Constable, and many more illustrators covered in this 8 3/8 by 11 rebuilding their houses. Drawings, photos, charts. Highly
1/4 oversized book. Dover edition of the book originally readable. Details include how the work was done and what it
cost. Paper. Continuum, 2007. 428 pages. NEW. $26.00

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10279 Bruce, Ian. The Nun of Lebanon: The Love Affair of Lady
Hester Stanhope and Michael Bruce - Their newly discovered
letters. Ian Bruce, the great grandson of Michael Bruce,
discovered the letters. London, 1951. 415 pages Hb. Dust jacket
is abused, otherwise book in good condition. USED. $15.00.
10283 Buckle, Richard. The Prettiest Girl in England: The Love
Story of Mrs. Fitzherbert's Niece From Journals. Illustrated
biography, 19th century love affair, excerpts from her journals.
Memoirs and Biographies of Fascinating Characters London: John Murray. 1958. 241 pages, Hb, good condition,
includes worn dust jacket. USED. $35.00
10037 Alsop, Susan Mary. Lady Sackville: A Biography.
10288 Burghclere, Lady. A Great Lady's Friendships. Letters to
Biography of Victoria Sackville-West, the daughter of Lionel
Mary, Marchioness of Salisbury, Countess of Derby 1862-1890
Sackville-West, a British diplomat, and his Spanish gipsy mistress. with Introductions and notes by Lady Burghclere. A compilation
Read how Victoria was taken from her hidden, illegitimate early
of letters that reveal intimate thoughts of important people of
life and brought into the aristocratic world where she "became
Lady Derby's time. Queen, Duke, Ambassador, Dean, Cardinal,
intimately associated with some of the most illustrious men of
reveal they were also real people. London: Macmillan and Co.
her day." Devon: Readers Union. 1979. 275 pages. Hb. Pages a
1933. 503 pages, Hb. Dust jacket. USED. $40.00
little yellowed. USED. $17.00
10292 Burne-Jones, Georgiana. Memorials of Edward Burne-
11380 Anderson, W. E. K., ed. The Percy Letters. The letters back
Jones with a new introduction by John Christian Vol. 1 1833-
& forth between Percy [1729-1811] and Anderson [1750-1830]
1867 Vol. 2 1868-1898. Reprint of classic work from 1904.
read like an epistolary novel, and deal with the literary world of
Biography of painter Edward Burne-Jones written by his wife
that time period. Yale. 1988. 345 pages, Hb. NEW. $20.00
Georgiana shortly after his death in 1898. Lund Humphries,
10049 Askham, Francis. The Gay Delavals. True story of a London. 1993, hb, dj. 2 volumes. NEW. $50.00
fascinating, eccentric English family. Roughly 1715-1815 time
10296 Burney, Doctor Charles. Memoirs of Doctor Charles
period. The story is so intriguing, you will not notice how much
Burney 1726-1769. Edited by Slava Klima, Garry Bowers, Kerry S.
you are learning about the details of life in England during the
Grant. Wonderful annotations. Dr. Burney was one of the
18th century. Appendices contain such delicious details as 4 lbs.
foremost music historians of the enlightenment, not to mention
wax candles required for the dining table alone during an
the father of Fanny. Of interest to musical historians. Original
evening of private theatricals. 1956, 310pgs. USED. $12.00
unaltered manuscripts, some not discovered until the 1950's.
10048 Aspinall, A. Mrs. Jordan and her Family - Being the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln & London: 1988. 233 pages,
Unpublished Letters of Mrs. Jordan and the Duke of Clarence Hb, dj, as new. $35.00
later William IV. Letters of the popular actress, Dorothea Bland
10320 Byrne, Muriel St. Clare, Editor. The Lisle Letters. The Lisle
(Mrs Jordan) [1761-1816], who bore the Duke of Clarence 10
letters were assembled originally to be used in the trial of Lord
children. The actress and Duke come alive in their love for each
Lisle, accused of treason. Written from 1533 to 1540, they give
other & their children. London: Arthur Baker Ltd. 1951. 295
us a hearty dose of Tudor life. Author's notes enlighten and add
pages. Hb, dust jacket. USED. $25.00
to the enjoyment. University of Chicago Press. 1983. Hb, dust
11894 Beauclear, Charles. Nell Gwyn: Mistress to a King. A jacket. $20.00
common orange seller who rose to become a foremost actress of 11236 Cadigan, Mary. Women with Wings: Female Flyers in
her day and lifelong mistress to the King, Nell Gwyn did well.
Fact and Fiction. The advent of flying coincided with a new kind
Beauclerk gives us all the flavor of Stuart times. Be there.
of freedom for women. Read about these 20th century heroines
Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. Orig. publ. at $27.50. NEW. $21.00
of the air. Illustrated, b/w photos, drawings. Academy Chicago
10056 Betcherman, Lita-Rose. Court Lady and Country Wife; Publishers. 2002. 278 pgs. Paper. NEW. $16.00
Two Noble Sisters in Seventeenth-Century England. Biography
10353 Chapman, Hester. Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark
of the Percy sisters, important figures in 17th C England. Center
1751-1775: A Tale of Adultery Murder & High Treason. Sister of
color plates. William Morrow. NY: 2005. 384 pages. Hb, dust
King George III, Caroline married Denmark's Christian VII, a
jacket. NEW. $20.00. Also in paper, $10.00.
sadistic lunatic. Her tragic story, her passionate affair with
12144 Borman, Tracy. King's Mistress, Queen's Servant: The Life Johann Stuensee, and her disgrace. Hb, dust jacket. London:
and Times of Henrietta Howard. Entertaining, detailed Jonathan Cape Ltd. 1971. 221 pages. USED. $18.00
biography by a well regarded historian of this confidante and
10360 Chedzoy, Alan. A Scandalous Woman: The Story of
mistress of George II. Brings new light to the importance of
Caroline Norton. When Caroline Norton was separated from her
women in European courts. NEW. $10.00
abusive husband, she lost custody of her children. Caroline
10275 Brown, Beatrice Curtis. Elizabeth Chudleigh: Duchess of fought back and changed British law, helping women keep their
Kingston. Fascinating biography of a cosompolitan society children & property after being widowed, divorced, or
woman of the 18th century - Elizabeth Chudleigh 1720-1788. NY, separated. London: Allison & Busby, 1992. 312 pages, paper.
Viking Press, 1928. 187 pages, Hb. USED. $30.00 $31.00

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10359 Childe-Pemberton, W.S. The Romance of Princess Marquis of Hertford, grandmother of Sir Richard Wallace, known
Amelia, Daughter of George III (1783-1810). "Including extracts for Wallace Collection of fine art. Cedric Chivers Ltd. Bath. 1970.
from private and unpublished papers." The youngest of 15 Hb, dj. 316 pgs. USED. $30.00
children, reputed to have been her father's favorite. She loved a
10538 ffrench, Yvonne. Mrs Siddons: Tragic Actress. A
man she could not marry. Her early death devestated the king.
biography of Siddons [1755-1831] the best-known actress of her
Some foxing, bumping at spine. London: 1910. USED. $55.00
generation, most famous for her portrayal of Lady Macbeth.
10370 Christie, Victor J. W. Bessie Pease Gutman: Her Life and Family tree, illustrations. London: 1954. Hb, dj. USED. $21.00
Works. Beautiful book, packed full of Bessie Gutman's
10539 ffrench, Yvonne. Ouida: A Study in Ostentation. Ouida
illustrations and moving paintings. Biographical material
was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Rame. A
throughout. Bessie had a long, prolific life [1876-1960]. Hb, DJ.
wonderful biography. Appleton. 1938. 191pgs. Hb. USED. $21.00
1990. NEW. $25.00
11187 Field, Ophelia. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough:
10382 Colquhuon, Kate. "The Busiest Man in England" A Life of
The Queen's Favourite. The glamorous and controversial
Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect & Victorian Visionary.
founder of the Spencer-Churchill dynasty; Princess Diana and Sir
Paxton became head gardener and architect at Chatsworth, later
Winston were her direct descendants. Sarah lived from 1660-
designed the Crystal Palace for the Exhibition of 1851. This is the
1744. 1st US ed. St Martin's Press, NY. 2003. 560 pgs. Hb, dj.
story of his life, personal and public. Boston: 2006. Hb, dust
NEW. $15.00
jacket. NEW. $15.00
10554 Finley, Ruth E. The Lady of Godey's Sarah Josepha Hale.
11184 Cronin, Vincent. The Romantic Way. "An illuminating
With 9 reproductions in color and 24 illustrations. Sarah J Hale
study of four women in pursuit of love and high adventure…"
[1788-1879] campaigned 40 years to make Thanksgiving an
Caroline, Duchess de Berry, Marie d'Agoult, Eve Hanska, Marie
American holiday. 1931, Hb. USED. $20.00
Bashkirtseff. Wild and crazy lives in the 19th century. Houghton
Mifflin. Boston. 1996. Hb, dj. NEW. $10.00 10568 Fletcher, Sheila. Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttleton's
Daughters. 8 pp. glossy plates. The letters and diaries of Meriel,
10401 Cullwick, Hannah. The Diaries of Hannah Cullwick,
Lucy, Lavinia and May, daughters of George, 4th Lord Lyttelton
Victorian Maidservant. Ed. by Liz Stanley. Hannah Cullwick
and the nieces of prime minister William Gladstone, make it
[1833-1909] is mostly prolific and detailed, at other times
possible for us to know them in extraordinary detail. Hambledon.
apparently too busy to do more than list chores performed.
2001. 249 pgs, paper. USED. $10.00
Letters, diaries, excellent introductions by editor. Rutgers
University Press. Hb, 1984, 327 pgs. Xlib. USED. $22.00 10569 Fleury, Comte. Memoirs of the Empress Eugenie. 2 Vols.
Compiled from Statements, Private Documents and Personal
10406 Cust, Mrs. Henry. Wanderers: Episodes from the Travels
Letters of the Empress Eugenie From Conversations of the
of Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley and her daughter Victoria
Emperor Napoleon III and from Family Letters and Papers of
1849-1855. One of Queen Victoria's Maids of Honour, earlier in
General Fleury, M. Franceschini Pietri, Prince Victor Napoleon
life, travels with her mother to America, Mexico. 1850's travel
and Other Members of the Court of the Second Empire. D.
period. Assembled, edited & explained by the
Appleton & Co. NY & London. 1920. Hb, no dj. VG. USED. $35.00
daughter/granddaughter, who was herself a sculptor, poet, and
writer of histories. The ladies have interesting opinions of the 10574 Foreman, Amanda. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
Americas, not always in line with other English of their time. NY: Includes Spencer and Cavendish family trees and chronology.
1928. Hb, 364 pgs. USED. $30.00 Winner of the Whitbread Prize for Biography. NY: Random
House. 454 pgs. Hb, dj. Slight wear to Dj. USED. $25.00
10436 Dimbleby, Josceline. May and Amy, A True Story of
Family, Forbidden Love, and the Secret Lives of May Gaskell, 10581 Fraser, Flora. The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen
Her Daughter Amy, and Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Hamrony Caroline. Story of the ill-treated Regency period queen [1768-
Books, NY: 2004. 370 pgs. Hb, dj. $12.00 1821] who was ridiculed and satirized. A squalid tale, superbly
told. Consort of King George IV. University of California Press.
10448 -1 Du Barry, Comtesse. Memoirs of the Comtesse Du
1997. 537 pgs. Paper. NEW. $12.00
Barry with Minute Details of her Entire Career as Favorite of
Louis XV. Intro by Robert Arnot, M.A. M. Walter Dunne, 11654 Gansler, Laura Leedy. The Mysterious Private Thompson:
Publisher, NY and London: 1903. 445 pgs. Hb. $18.00 The Double Life of Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War Soldier.
Thrilling history of a woman who went to extraordinary lengths
10478 Edwardes, Michael. Warren Hastings, King of the
to survive. Living as a man after escaping from a bad marriage,
Nabobs. "One of the most baffling figures to emerge from the
young Sarah enlists and fights for the Union Army, where she
chaotic history of eighteenth-century India…". 1976, hb, dj, 208
had a remarkable career. Free Press, 2005. Hb, dj. Orig Pub at
pgs. USED. $15.00
$25.00. NEW. $15.00
11652 Erickson, Carolly. Lillibet: An Intimate Portrait of
10602 Gelbart, Nina Rattner. The King's Midwife: A History and
Elizabeth II. Highly acclaimed biography of the Queen by a gifted
Mystery of Madame du Coudray. In 1759, King Louis XV
historical biographer and scholar. Hb, dj. 1st ed. Orig publ at
commissioned Madame du Coudray to teach midwifery to
$27.95. NEW. $12.00
peasant women. She brought professionalism to midwifery.
10523 Falk, Bernard. "Old Q's" Daughter: The History of a Illustrated. University of Califormia Press. 1998. Paper. USED.
Strange Family. Biography of Mary Emily Fagnani, mother of 4th $12.00
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10605 Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. Georgiana: Extracts 10067 Hickman, Katie. Courtesans. Extremely accomplished
from the Correspondence of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. women of the 18th and 19th centuries "…rose from
Edited by The Earl of Bessborough P.C., G.C.M.G. Extracts from impoverished obscurity to positions of power, independence,
the corresondence of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. John and wealth." Takes you into the demi-monde, their parallel
Murray, London. 1955. USED. $15.00 world where they ruled. Shows how their power spilled over into
important events and movements of their time. HarperCollins,
10609 Gervat, Claire. Elizabeth: The Scandalous Life of the
London, 2003. Hb, dj. NEW. $25.00
Duchess of Kingston. Elizabeth Chudleigh married the Duke in
1769 while married to Augustus Hervey. London: Century. 2003. 10748 -1 Hickman, Katie. Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and
Hb, dj, 306 pgs. NEW. $15.00 Times of Diplomatic Wives. London. 2000. Paper. USED. $10.00
11623 Goldstone, Nancy. Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters 10753 -2 Hill, Constance. Juniper Hall: A Rendezvous of Certain
Who Ruled Europe. Well-researched historical biography that Illustrious Personages During the French Revolution Including
reads like a good novel. During the 13th century, the four Alexandre D'Arblay and Fanny Burney. Letters, sketches,
fascinating sisters here described - Marguerite, Eleanor, Sanchia, portraits, from "this French 'salon' on English soil." John Lane,
and Beatrice, rose to become queens of four different countries The Bodley Head. Blue cloth. 1905. USED. $45.00
and wielded power across Europe. Hb, dust jacket. 337 pages.
10762 Hodge, Jane Aiken. Passion & Principle: The Loves and
May have remainder mark. NY: 2007. NEW. $19.00
Lives of Regency Women. Historical work shows Regency
11877 Greer, Germaine. Shakespeare's Wife. Who was Ann women trying to find love in a world made to deny them.
Hathaway? Greer shines a light into history and exposes her life Features daughters of George III among others. Fun, gossipy
and secrets. Hardback. Harper Collins, 2007. Orig publ $26.95, book. John Murray, London, 1996, 230 pgs, Hb, Dj. Very good
our price $14.00 condition. USED. $45.00
11893 Guy, John. Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart. 10772 Holland, Lady Elizabeth. Elizabeth, Lady Holland To Her
Gerard DeGroot, Scotland on Sunday, described this book as "…a Son 1821-1845. Ed. by Earl of Ilchester. Lady Holland's letters
serious academic study written with the lyrical quality of a good bring us into the period, and introduces us to some of the
novel." A beautifully written definitive biography. NEW. $15.00. famous people of the time. Hb. John Murray 1946. X-library, War
Economy book. USED. $10.00
10691 Harper, Ida Husted. The History of Woman Suffrage, Vol
V & VI. The History of Woman Suffrage is comprised of six 10779 Hook, Rosalie. Woman Behind the Painter: The Diaries of
volumes averaging about one thousand pages each, of which the Rosalie, Mrs. James Clarke Hook. Edited by Juliet McMaster.
two just finished are the last. Volumes V & VI cover the years Rosalie [1819-1897] was the wife of artist James Clarke Hook.
1900-1920. NY. National American Woman Suffrage. 1922. Edges Her diaries give an inside view of their life together. The book is
foxed. USED. $70.00 full of sketches by James, and also includes some of Rosalie's art.
Juliet McMaster provides insight. University of Alberta Press,
10702 -1 Haslip, Joan. Lady Hester Stanhope. Lady Hester
2006. Paper. $39.00
Stanhope was Pitt's niece and hostess at 10 Downing Street. She
"queened it over Georgian London with a disregard for 10784 Hopkins, Mary Alden. Dr. Johnson's Lichfield. His early
convention that shocked society." This biography shows she had years in Lichfield form a part of Johnson's life neglected by
one of those lives that prove reality can be more exciting than Boswell. Hopkins skillfully pulls us into the life there, the
fiction. Appears 1934, no date. Hb. 284 pgs. USED. $30.00 relationships of the people, and of course we can't resist
Johnson himself. Illustrations. 1st ed. Hastings House, NY, 1952.
10703 Hawksley, Lucinda. Lizzie Siddal: Face of the Pre-
Hb, dj. USED. $20.00
Raphaelites. Biography, explores world of the model for many of
the nineteenth century's most famous paintings. Tragic story 10069 Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Rereading Sex: Battles over
reveals that she was also an artist and poet. Interesting to Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century
students of art history and women's history but also fascinating America. Illustrations, photos. Exposes the 19th century
as a story in its own right. Walker & Co., 2004. NEW. $14.00 American culture wars over how and whether sexuality can be
discussed. There is a lot of material here, showing there was
10715 Healey, Edna. Lady Unknown: The Life of Angela Burdett-
more open discussion going on than we might think. Alfred A.
Coutts. 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts [1814-1906] was at one
Knopf. 2002. 524 pgs. Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
time the wealthiest woman in England. She collected paintings.
She also spent her inheritance on scholarships, endowments, 10788 Howard, Cecil. Mary Kingsley. Mary Kingsley [1862-1900]
and other philanthropic causes. At age 67, she shocked society was an intrepid African traveller, writer, and publicist. Mary's
when she married her 27 year old secretary. 1984. Paper. USED. letters appear throughout the text - some not previously
$10.00 published. London, 1957, Hb, dj, 231 pgs. USED. $25.00
10747 Hickey, William. The Prodigal Rake: Memoirs of William 10799 Hughes, Kathryn. The Victorian Governess. James Tait
Hickey. Edited by Peter Quennell. Illustrated 18th century Black-prizewinner presents a sparkling & scholarly study of life in
memoir by a contemporary of Austen (1749-1830). Hickey writes the home schoolroom, using official reports, conduct manuals,
an entertaining and vividly detailed memoir that covers his periodicals, memoirs, novels. About 25,000 women actually
youthful debaucheries in London and his subsequent travels to worked as governesses during this time. Hambledon, UK, 2001.
Calcutta, Madras, and Jamaica. NY: 1962. Hb, dj. USED. $20.00 Paper. NEW. $18.00

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11688 James, Paul & Peter Russell. At Home with the Royal four times, built Chatsworth and counts among her many noble
Family. Peter Russell's experience as a butler allows him to give descendants Katherine Hepburn. Her biography reveals the
an authentic and detailed view of the day-to-day running of the ruthless nature of Tudor times. Includes beautiful glossy plates.
Royal Household. Find out what the staff really do - perhaps W.W. Norton & Co., NY. 2006. Orig. $27.95, Our Price $21.00
dream of having your own Astonomer Royal, Mistress of the
12157 Maclagen, Michael. Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the
Robes, and Keeper of the Purse. HB, DJ. USED, VG Condition.
Royal Families of Europe. Updated edition of book first
Harper & Row, 1986. $3.50
published in 1981. Louda is a Czech scholar of heraldry.
11831 Jardine, Lisa. On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Life of Maclagan is the supreme heraldic authority of England, senior
Christopher Wren. Fascinating biography of an illustious Fellow at Trinity College, Oxford. The book is printed on heavy
architect. Insight into the late 17th century world of emergent paper, very luxuriously illustrated, attractive book. Originally
science and new ideals. Notes, illustrations, bibliography, index. published at $31. Time Warner UK. 2002. HB, DJ. NEW. $5.00
Like new condition. Printed on acid-free paper. Attractive dust
12146 Manning, Jo. The Amazing Life and Outrageous Times of
jacket. HarperCollins, 2002. 600 pgs, hb, dj. USED. $20.00
Grace Dalrymple Elliott [1754-1823] Royal Courtesan. Gorgeous
10839 Johnson, R. Brimley, intro. Bluestocking Letters. Letters book, illustrated. "A wicked turnabout" on JA's adage—"a single
selected by R. Brimley Johnson from Mrs. Montagu, Mrs. Vesey, man" etc. Raucous history that traverses the licentious Regency
Mrs. Boscawen, Mrs. Chapone, Miss Carter. 1st ed. John Lane the era. Index. HB, DJ. 2005. Orig Publ $25.95. NEW. $12.00
Bodley Head, London, 1926. USED. $25.00
10981 Manvell, Roger. Sarah Siddons: Portrait of an Actress.
10850 Jordan, Rugh. Sophie Dorothea: A Biography. Sophie The story of this great actress brings us into the world of 18th
Dorothea [1666-1726] married (against her wishes) the man who century theatre. Book in very good condition, dust jacket worn.
became George I, and had a miserable time, surrounded by 1st US Ed. Putnam's, NY, 1971. Hb, dj. USED. $10.00
intrigue. She had an affair that ended in tragedy. 1972. Hb, dj.
10982 Markham, Sarah. John Loveday of Caversham 1711-1789:
USED. $18.00
Life and Tours of an Eighteenth-Century Onlooker. 7 maps, 16p.
10864 Kelly, Linda. Juniper Hall: An English Refuge from the plates. Diaries and correspondence from an eyewitness account
French Revolution. Juniper Hall, in Surrey - Where Madame de of the arrival in Manchester of the Young Pretender. Hb, dj.
Stael, Narbonne, Talleyrand, and General d'Arblay stayed during USED. $22.00
the Terror, and where Fanny Burney met d'Arblay. The author
10984 Marlow, Joyce. The Life and Times of George I. Antonia
presents selections from letters and writings to bring us into
Fraser, General Editor. Full of beautiful color and b/w
their strange world of exile. Illustrations. Hb, dj, 135 pgs. USED.
illustrations. In-depth study of England's first Hanoverian king
$20.00
and the improvements that took place in his reign. His cruelties,
10866 Kermode, Jenny & Garthine Walker, Ed. Women, Crime faults and failures are also covered. London, 1973. USED. $10.00
and the Courts in Early Modern England. Essays by various
10079 Moore, Lucy. Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women
experts. Glossary, bibliography, index. U of NC Press, Chapel Hill
in Revolutionary France. From Germaine de Stael's salon to
& London, 1994. hb, black cloth w/gilt title, VG. USED. $20.00
working class women, describes how women struggled to
10899 Larg, David Glass. Madame De Stael: Her Life as partake of the freedom promised by revolutionary thinking of
Revealed in her Work 1766-1800 A Biographical Study of a the time. Vivid personal stories set in historical context. B/W and
Mind and Soul. Transl. Veronica Lucas. Index and appendices color photos, packed with illustrations. HarperCollins, NY 2007.
included. Her childhood, character, involvement in drama and 464 pgs, hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
novels, life at Versaille and Paris, involvment with Rousseau,
11122 O'Brien, Harriet. Queen Emma and the Vikings: A History
French Revolution, politics, and more. Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1926.
of Power, Love and Greed in 11th Century England. A Norman,
332 pgs. USED. $40.00
Emma was married to Anglo-Saxon Athelred the Unready at age
10074 Lever, Evelyne. Marie Antoinentte: The Last Queen of 13. She survived his fall to marry the Viking King Cnut and see
France. Import. Translated from French. Evelyne Lever has two of her sons, Harthacnut and Edward the Confessor, achieve
written several historical biographies. This one offers a more the throne. A fascinating biography of a strong woman caught
balanced view of the last queen of France. Well researched, between Viking, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman factions.
index. Like the best biographies, fun to read as well as Genealogies, color plates, bibliography, index, maps.
informative. Paper. 2006. NEW. $12.00 Bloomsbury, 2005. NEW. $14.00.
10933 Linnane, Fergus. Madams: Bawds & Brothel-Keepers of 11699 Parry, His Honour Sir Edward. The Persecution of Mary
London. During the 17th-18th-19th Cs there were almost no Stewart.The Queen's Cause: A Study in Criminology. 8 plates,
career openings for women. Yet a group of intrepid and gifted index. Dark blue cloth, gilt title. Casell & Co Ltd, London: 1931.
females scaled the heights of what was literally a man's world - USED. $12.00
they became bawds. From court records, letters, diaries. 2005.
10087 Paxman, Jeremy. On Royalty: A Very Polite Inquiry into
Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00
some Strangely Related Families. "…a brilliantly witty
11892 Lovell, Mary S. Bess of Hardwick: Empire Builder. Bess investigation into how an ancient institution struggles for
Hardwick [1527-1608] aka Elizabeth Talbot, was an ambitious meaning in a modern world." BBS Public Affairs, NY: 2007. Hb, dj.
woman in a dangerous time. Countess of Shewsbury, she wed NEW. $17.00

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11222 Priestley, J. B. The Prince of Pleasure and his Regency, 11433 Smith, Warren Hunting. Originals Abroad: The Foreign
1811-20. Profusely illustrated, a history not just of the Prince of Careers of some Eighteenth-Century Britons. Life & letters of
Wales but of the art, literature, and fashion of the era. Hb, dust both famous and unknown British people who lived mostly
jacket. NY: 1969. 304 pages. USED. $18.00 abroad during the 18th c. Yale University Press. 1952. Hb. Like
new. Black cloth on board with gilt title. USED. $14.00
11882 Rubenhold, Hallie. Harris's List of Covent-Garden Ladies:
Sex in the City in Georgian Britain. Small pocket-sized book as 11466 Stanley, Jo, Ed., with contributions from Anne Chambers,
the gentlemen themselves would have carried when Harris's List Dian H. Murray and Julie Wheelwright. Bold in Her Breeches:
was a best seller in the eighteenth century. Rubenhold has Women Pirates Across the Ages. Harper, 1995. USED. $15.00
chosen the most interesting and quirky of the descriptions
11545 Viveash, Chris. James Stainer Clarke: Librarian to the
detailing the specialities of London's prostitutes as detailed in
Prince Regent, Naval Author, Friend of Jane Austen. Readers of
the annual publication Harris's List (1757-95). Spelling remains as
Jane Austen's Letters are very familiar with Mr. Clarke, the
it was in the original. Published at $20, on sale for $14.
recipient of a few of her missives. But they don't know as much
12054 Rubenhold, Hallie. The Covent Garden Ladies: Pimp of him as Mr. Viveash, who has written a "modest study" of his
General Jack & The Extraordinary Story of Harris's List. Tempus. life. Includes a never-before published observation of Mr.
Gloucestershire: 2005. Hb, Dj. NEW. $35.00 Clarke's on the genius of Jane Austen. Index.
Paper, NEW. $17.00
11371 Schopenhauer, Johanna. A Lady Travels: Journeys in
England and Scotland from the Diaries of Johanna 11244 Wilson, Frances. The Courtesan's Revenge: Harriette
Schopenhauer. Translated from the German and edited by Ruth Wilson, the Woman who Blackmailed the King. Biography of
Michaelis-Jena and Willy Merson. Johanna [1766-1838] was a Harriette Wilson [1786-1845]. 37 plates in colour, 26 illustrations
German author and mother of philosopher Arthur. Famous for in the text. With index, bibliography and notes. London, 2003.
her travelogues. Her Weimar salon included Goethe. London. Hb, dust jacket. USED. $18.00
1988. Hb, dj. USED. $20.00
11246 Wilson, Harriette. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson,
11426 Smith, E. A. A Queen on Trial: The Affair of Queen Written by Herself. Illus with portraits from contemporary
Caroline. The wife of George IV did not have the best marriage. sources. Privately printed for Navarre Soc. Ltd. Silk moire/gilt
This book details her trial for adultery. Illustrated. Oversized covers, gilt edges, page marker. Wonderful illus. 2 vols., cloth,
book. Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1994, 210 pgs, paper. $12.00 slipcase. Top edge gilt, other edges rough cut. Hinges somewhat
delicate. 696 pages in 2 volumes. 1924. USED. $37.00
11432 Smith, Sydney. The Selected Letters of Sydney Smith.
Sydney Smith [1771-1845] was an Anglican clergyman, author 11700 Wright, Thomas. Caricature History of the Georges.
and lecturer whose wit (sometimes compared to Swift's) and Facsimile of the 1868 original, printed in 1968. Fascinating study
sincerity won many friendships. OUP, 1981. NEW. $6.00 of the caricatures of Georges I through III and the Regency,
roughly 1714-1819. Introduces English caricatures in various
forms. Full of line drawings, squibs, poems. Organized
chronologically and by each period's themes. Hb, 639 pgs. USED.
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Other Writers
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Our Other Favorite
Authors

10021 Alcott, Louisa May. A Double Life: Newly Discovered 10122 Austen-Leigh, Lois. The Gobblecock Mystery. Books for
Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott. Ed by Madeleine Stern. Five of the Austen completist. Scarce. Lois was a granddaughter of
Alcott's thrillers were published under her name for the first Jane's nephew James Edward Austen Leigh. Mystery novel - Lois
time in this book. Original illustrations reprinted here. Boston: wrote four. Also of interest to collectors of WWII era detective
Little, Brown and Company. 1988. Hb, Dust Jacket. NEW. $20.00 stories. This one has Cambridge, Scotland Yard, an eccentric
elderly spinster, and of course a murder! London: 1938. Hb. Rust
10023 Alcott, Louisa May. The Quiet Little Woman: A Christmas
red cloth on boards with black trim. 4 pages publishers
Story. Beautiful red book, with heavy gold illustrated DJ. Three
advertisements back of book. USED. $70.00
stories in one: The Quiet Little Woman, Tilly's Christmas, Rosa's
Tale. First page is a built-in gift plate "Presented to:…". 10144 Bailey, J. C. Studies in some famous letters. The author
Endearing children's stories rediscovered in the 1990's. Tulsa: selects letters and places them in context. Lts of Cowper, Gray,
Honor Books. 1999. Hb, Dust Jacket. 122 pages. NEW. $7.50 Lady M W Montagu, Swift, Johnson, Gibbon, Lamb, Edward
Fitzgerald. London: Thomas Burleigh, 1899. 308 pages, Hb.
11830 Alcott, Louisa May. The Works of Louisa May Alcott:
Cover bumped at corners and head & tail of spine. Spine loose
Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys. Rare edition.
but book is still together. Pages browned with age but very
Red leather, gilt titles, ribbed spine, red ribbon page marker, gilt
clean. USED. $50.00
page edges. Heavily illustrated. Acid-free, archival quality paper.
Like new except for a mark across the bottom of the pages (like 10146 Bainbridge, Beryl. According to Queeney. Novel (with
a faint remainder mark). Longmeadow Press. 1995. USED. review in the New Yorker!) In 1764, Dr. Sam. Johnson attends a
$200.00 dinner and beyond expectations is taken into the social orbit of
Mrs.Thrale. Queeney is the daughter of Hester Salusbury Lynch
10022 Alcott, Louisa May. Unmasked: Collected Thrillers. This is
Thrale later Piozzi. NY: 2001. 216 pages, Hb, dust jacket.
not Little Women - In one volume, several thrillers Alcott wrote
Originally published at $22. NEW. $10.00
as serial cliffhangers in weekly papers between 1863 and 1870.
With titles like "Pauline's Passion and Punishment" and 10149 Balzac, Honore de [1799-1850]. Physiology of Marriage
"Betrayed by a Buckle" how can you go wrong? Boston: Coolly. Examines economics and power relationships of
Northeastern UP. 1995. Paperbound. 754 pages. NEW. $14.00 seduction and love. With introduction by Sharon Marcus. This
book brought him his first fame as a writer. English translation
10025 Aldis, Janet. The Queen of Letter Writers: Marquise de
originally published 1904; book dates from 1826. John Hopkins
Sevigne, Dame De Bourbilly 1626-1696. Biography of Marquise
University Press: 1997. 354 pages, paper. NEW. $10.00
de Sevigne famous for the witty letters she wrote, most of them
to her daughter. London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907, 313 pages. 10151 Banks, Mrs. G. Linneaus. The Manchester Man. Mrs.
Hb. Dark green cloth on board covers. USED. $24.00 Banks, 19th century poet and novelist, here wrote a historical
novel describing the life of Jabez Cregg, from the Napoleonic
10033 Alexander, Christine, and Jane Sellars. The Art of the
Wars to the first Reform Act. Mrs Banks was involved in
Brontes. A complete study of the drawings and paintings of the
women's rights. She was admired by Anthony Trollope. London:
Bronte sisters and their brother Branwell. History, notes, plates,
1897. 350 pages. Hb. Very dark green leather & brown cloth,
plus complete detailed, illustrated catalog. Cambridge University
some faded, otherwise cover in good condition. Pages
Press. 1995. Paper. 484 pages. Some wear to corners, inside
loosening, slight browning. Label inside front cover - this was a
very good and clean, spine tight. USED. $35.00
prize given for attendance and support by P.M.E. Society, 1898.
10108 Auden, W. H. The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays. NY: $50.00
Random House. 1962. 527 pages. Hb, dust jacket. Cloth on
10178 Barker, Jane. The Galesia Trilogy and Selected
boards. VG condition. USED. $45.00
Manuscript Poems of Jane Barker. Ed. by Carol Shiner Wilson.
10121 Austen-Leigh, Joan. Stephanie at War. A sequel to Jane Barker [1652-1732] was a Jacobite exile in France,
Canadian best-seller Stephanie. Stephanie goes to England in unmarried by choice. These 3 novels feature Galesia as narrator
1939 and is caught up in WWII, where she must learn to handle and heroine. Also includes several poems never before
her internal conflicts as well as survive the conflict around her. published. Oxford University Press: 1997. 332 pages, paper.
1987, paperbound. Signed by author. NEW. $25.00 NEW. $55.00
10123 Austen-Leigh, Lois. The Incredible Crime. This is Lois 10159 Barrett, Eaton Stannard. The Heroine. Intro by Michael
Austen-Leigh's first crime novel. Scarce book, one of the four Sadlier. Jane Austen mentions enjoying this burlesque of the
mystery novels written by Lois Austen-Leigh in the 1930's. She is gothic novel in an 1814 letter. It is often compared to
a granddaughter of James Edward Austen Leigh. London: 1931, Northanger Abbey. Originally published 1813, this edition 1927.
Hb, 304 pages. Stamp inside front cover. USED. $70.00 London: Elkin Matthews & Merrot. Hb. USED. $50.00
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10163 Barrington, E. The Irish Beauties. Historical fiction set in Christopher Morley" This first edition copy is in very good
18th century. NY: 1931. 310 pages, Hb. Good condition, some condition. Rough cut pages, blue gilt on top, attractive blue
browning of pages, some wear to cover, now protected in paper on boards with dark cloth on spine, one corner of book is
plastic. USED. $30.00 worn. Binding is tight. Map of London in Boswell's time inside
covers. 1950: McGraw-Hill. USED. $16.00
10162 Barrington, E. The Gallants. Writing under a pseudonym,
Elizabeth Moresby (1862-1931) writes entertaining historical 10231 Bowen, Burgess, Cecil, Greene, O'Brien. The Heritage of
fiction, delightfully combining fact and fantasy. Boston: The British Literature. Each author takes on a different aspect of
Atlantic Monthly Press, 1924. 308 pages, Hb, dust jacket. Has a British Literary history. Elizabeth Bowen, Anthony Burgess, Lord
previous owner's name inside front cover. Book is in very good David Cecil, Graham Greene, Kate O'Brien. Illustrated. Contains
condition. DJ protected by plastic. Beautiful gilt blue cloth cover. quite a bit of Bowen on Jane Austen in the section on Novelists.
$35.00 Originally published in 1944 as Impressions of English Literature
in UK and The Romance of English Literature in US. This reprint
10164 Barrington, E. The Ladies. Writing under a pseudonym,
includes additional material from Lord David Cecil and Anthony
Elizabeth Moresby (1862-1931) writes entertaining historical
Burgess. 1983. Hb, dust jacket. USED. $20.00
fiction, delightfully combining fact and fantasy. This book
includes the hilarious tale "The Darcys of Rosings" - brings 10032 Bronte, Charlotte. Charlotte Bronte's High Life in the
together favorite Austen characters from SS and PP in a madcap Verdopolis. Charlotte Bronte wrote this romance when she was
story reminiscent of Jane's Juvenilia. Shocking! Boston: The 17 years old. This edition includes her own illustrations, as well
Atlantic Monthly Press,1922. 268 pages, Hb. Blue cloth, good as some copies of her manuscript pages. Beautiful little book
condition. $35.00 with 15 pages notes. London: The British Library. 1995. 103
pages, Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $22.00.
10174 Barros, Carolyn and Johanna M. Smith, Editors. Life
Writings by British Women 1660-1815. Autobiographies, letters, 10271 -2 Brooke, Francis. The Excursion: Eighteenth-Century
journals, testimonies, appeals - various writings by various Novels by Women. Edited by Paula R. Backsheider and Hope D.
women reveal much about their lives. Fanshawe, Beaumont, Cotton. Frances Brooke [1724-1789] based her plot on Burney,
Lady MW Montague, Bellamy, Wollstonecraft, Radcliffe, many Haywood, Fielding, but differed in that the heroine has literary
more, from famous women to unkonwn servants. Illustrations. aspirations. Brooke is sometimes said to foreshadow Jane
Northeastern University Press: 2000. 418 pages. Paper. Slight Austen. Paper, 1997. NEW. $16.00
corner bumps. NEW. $27.00
11801 Brown, Charles Brockden. Three Gothic Novels: Wieland
10177 Barry, Joseph. Infamous Woman - the Life of George or, The Transformation; Arthur Mervyn or, Memoirs of the Year
Sand. Readable biography by a skilled writer. NY: Doubleday, 1793; Edgar Huntly or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker. First
1964. 461 pages, Hb, dust jacket. DJ a little worn, otherwise very published in 1798-1799. Brown [1771-1810] was an important
good condition. USED. $15.00 American author who was influenced of Wollstonecraft, Godwin,
Holcroft, and Bage. In turn, his novels were read by the next
10101 Beahm, George. Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry
generation. Mary Shelley re-read his novels as she wrote
Potter's World. An Unofficial Guide. Hampton Roads, 2005. 256
Frankenstein. Red cloth, red silk page marker, ivory slipcase with
pgs, paper. NEW. $12.00
gilt decoration, acid-free paper. Literary Classics, NY, 1998.
11656 Ben-Zvi, Linda. Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. USED. $40.00
Critical biography brings this now forgotten playwright back to
10277 Brown, Molly. Invitation to a Funeral: A Tale of
her rightful position in American literature. OUP, 2005. Hb, dj.
Restoration Intrigue. Crime novel set in 1676 London. Aphra
Orig Publ $65. NEW. $35.00
Behn, novelist and playwright finds herself in the middle of a
10221 Bonaparte, Felicia. The Gypsy-Bachelor of Manchester: murder mystery. St. Martin's Press. NY: 1995. 288 pages. Hb,
The Life of Mrs. Gaskell's Demon. Biography of Mrs Gaskell dust jacket. USED. $7.50
proposes that she was not such an ideal Victorian woman as has
10136 Bunson, Matthew. The Complete Christie: An Agatha
been thought. She was really a "gypsy bachelor" and found a
Christie Encyclopedia. Reference work contains everything you
voice for her free spirit in her fiction. University Press of Virginia.
ever need to find - characters, locations, plot summaries. A
1992. Hb, dj. NEW. $17.00
comprehensive, well researched guide, in the form of an
10228 -1 Boswell, James. Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson. entertaining, illustrated encyclopedia. A fun book! NY: Pocket,
Complete and unabridged copy of what many people still 2000. NEW. $15.00
consider the best biography ever written. No Date, but 1940's.
10287 Buono, Carmen Joseph Dello, M. A., editor. Rare Early
Nice hard bound edition, blue-green cloth, Random House
Essays on George Eliot. Seven early essays. Norwood, 1980. 211
Modern Library art deco embossed on spine and front cover.
pages, Hb, good condition. USED. $20.00
1200 pages. USED. $15.00
12055 Burke, Edmund. A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin
10055 Boswell, James. Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763.
of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. "This Dover edition,
The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell. "Now
first published in 2008, is a newly reset, unabridged
first published from the original manuscript - prepared for the
republication of the second edition of the work, as originally
press, with an introduction and notes by Frederick A. Pottle,
published by R. & J. Dodsley, London, in 1759." Paper. Dover,
Sterling Professor of English, Yale University, with a preface by
New York. 2008. NEW. $7.50
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10303 Burney, Fanny. Fanny Burney: Selected Letters and 10371 Cohen, Paula Marantz. Jane Austen in Scarsdale or, Love,
Journals. Oxford Letters and Memoirs. Oxford University Press. Death and the SATs. By a professor at Drexel U. in Philadelphia,
Oxford: 1987. 366 pages, paper. $7.50 the author of Jane in Boca. A glimpse at the admissions process -
and a retelling of Persuasion. If in the first few pages you find
10304 Burney, Fanny. The Diary and Letters of Frances Burney,
your mind drifting to Lyme Regis - you've got it! NEW. $23.00
Madame D'Arblay (2 Vols). If you've only read her novels, you
don't know what you're missing - Fanny's letters and journals are 10373 -1 Cohen, Paula Marantz. Much Ado about Jessie Kaplan.
always so entertaining, and this selection is no different. She Find the Austen references. Enjoy! Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $23.00
knew everyone, went everywhere, and recorded her experiences
12047 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. The Rime of the Ancient
with a novelist's flair. Her diaries are fascinating. Ed. by Sarah
Mariner. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Also includes Kubla Khan,
Chauncey Woolsey. Roberts Brothers, Boston: 1880. Hb, green
Dejection: An Ode, and others. Beautiful oversized book, heavily
cloth. USED. $35.00 or #10311 Penguin paperback edition NEW
illustrated. Chartwell, London, 2008. HB, Dj. NEW. $15.00
$15.00
11621 Crafts, Hannah. The Bondwoman's Narrative: A Novel.
10301 -2 Burney, Frances. Evelina. Burney's first novel, published
Ed. by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Professor Gates of Harvard made an
anonymously in 1778, still entertaining today. Of course, Jane
astonshing discovery - an unpublished novel, presumed
Austen also enjoyed reading about Evelina's troubles. 1994,
autobiographical, written by a slave woman in the 1850's.
paper. 110 pgs. NEW. $9.00
Possibly the first novel written by a black woman. Great intro by
12180 Butts, Dennis. Mistress of our Tears. A literary and Prof Gates, and a thrilling read, as Hannah - the name she gave
bibliographical study of Barbara Hofland [1770-1844]. Woman her character and herself - escapes and makes her way to
writer famours for her children's books. Contemporary of Maria freedom. Hb, dj. 1st printing, NY: 2002. May have remainder
Edgeworth. Title from quote by Mary Russell Mitford: mark. NEW. $17.50
"You are the mistress of our tears, as Miss Austen is
11185 Crozier, Alice C. The Novels of Harriet Beecher
of our smiles, and I think you have the
Stowe. Much-cited research work. OUP. 1969. Hb.
advantage." Hb, dj, 1992. Scholar Press, “Oh! It is only a novel!” $30.00
Hampshire, England. Orig. Published $49.95.
NEW. $8.00 Exciting new sequels will be 10411 Danziger, Kathleen. Dr Johnson's Mrs
Thrale. "An imaginary monologue to be read
10321 Byron, Lord. Childe Harold and coming soon. Check your mail
or acted based on Mrs Thrale's own diaries
Other Poems. T. Nelson and Sons, or our website to discover your
and reminiscenses of Dr Johnson." From Mrs
Paternoster Row, 1862. 450 pages, Hb. next opportunity to shut yourself Thrale's memories as she aniticipates her
Dark blue cloth on boards heavily away with “some work in which 80th birthday celebration. Smalll, attractive
decorated with gilt embossed, faded gilt the greatest powers of the mind illustrated book. Century Pub, London, 1984.
portrait of author on front cover. Gilt
are displayed, … in the best– Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
edges, some light pencil marks. Owners
chosen language.” –NA, Ch 5
name inside front. Small, attractive book but 10427 de la Torre, Lillian. Dr. Sam: Johnson,
has suffered some handling damage and Detector. The late historical mystery sleuth's most
moisture. USED. $15.00 popular work, this is a collection of fictional tales
depicting Johnson & Boswell. "Being, a light-hearted
10369 Chudleigh, Lady Mary. The Poems and Prose of
Collection of Recently reveal'd Episodes in the Career of the
Mary, Lady Chudleigh. Ed. by Margaret J. M. Ezell. Series
Great Lexicographer narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell."
"Women Writers in English 1350-1850". Chudleigh [1656-1710]
Hb. Knopf. NY. 1946. USED. $20.00
was a Restoration writer who stayed true to her belief in
"education for women and the necessity for self-determination." 11463 de Stael, Madame. Corinne; or, Italy. Translated by Isabel
OUP. Paper. 1993. Published at $60. NEW. $52.00 Hill; with metrical versions of the odes by L. E. Landon. Originally
published in 1807, this novel is considered one of the early
10364 Clarke, Norma. Dr. Johnson's Women. Investigates the
examples of Romantic writing. Beautiful poet Corinne is too
lives and writing of 6 leading female authors Johnson knew well:
independent and complicated for her erstwhile lover. Includes
Elizabeth Carter, Charlotte Lennox, Elizabeth Montagu, Hester
de Stael's insights from her travels in Italy and Germany. Albert
Thrale, Hannah More and Fanny Burney. The inside story! Dr
Mason, NY: 1879. Hb. 391 pgs. USED. $35.00
Johnson was willing to treat women as intellectual equals and to
promote their careers, something ignored by Johnson's famous 11462 de Stael, Madame. Ten Years of Exile. Transl. by Doris
biographer, James Boswell. Hb, dust jacket. London: 2000. NEW. Beik. Intro by Peter Gay. The fascinating account of her conflict
$15.00 with Napoleon as related in her memoir. Previous owner
signature. Hb, dj, 248 pages.Saturday Review Press. NY: 1972.
11640 Clarke, Susanna. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A
$18.00
Novel. A unique reading experience. It is 1806, England is at war
with France, and magic is out of practice - or so it is thought. Mr 10433 Dickens, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the
Norrell emerges, followed by Mr Strange. The magicians go into Pickwick Club. Frank F. Lovell & Co., NY. No date, probably
battle with Wellington and have other adventures. Fantasy world 1890's. Decorative cloth cover, brown with black inlay, gilt inlay
based in recognizable history. You will want to read every on spine. Foxing, brown. Good condition. USED. $15.00
footnote. 2004. Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00

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10432 Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. Frank F. Lovell and 10540 -1 ffrench, Yvonne. Mrs Gaskell. A biography of the
Company, NY. No date. Pages brown and fragile. Probably author. Green cloth with gold gilt on front cover. DJ. Alan
1890's. Attractive red cloth on boards with black embossed Swallow, Denver, 1st ed. 112 pgs. USED. $32.00
decorations on front cover and spine. "Sterling Edition" on front
11637 Fielding, Helen. Cause Celeb. This is Fielding's first novel
cover. 520 pgs. Hb. USED. $15.00
(orig. 1994). Bridget Jones isn't here, but Bridget's fans will also
10435 Dickens, Charles. Four Complete Novels - Great love this book. Satire on celebrity fundraising. Hb, dj. NEW.
Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two $12.00
Cities. Dark blue leather with gilt work, gilt edged paper.
11702 Fielding, Henry. The History of Tom Jones a Foundling.
Luxuriously illustrated w/woodcuts. Nice gift book. Gramercy,
Single-volume publication based on the 1975
NY: 1982. NEW. $25.00
Battestin/Wesleyan UP called the finest ed of Tom Jones.
10465 -1 Edgeworth, Maria. Castle Rackrent. Ed. by Marilyn Generous annotations. Includes facsimile of original title page
Butler. Penguin, 1992. Paper. USED. $4.00 from 1749. Beautiful color illustrations by Chappell. Silk ribbon
marker. Handsome biege cloth cover designed by Warren
10465 -5 Edgeworth, Maria. Castle Rackrent; an Hibernian Tale.
Chappell. Printed on acid-free paper. Missing slipcase. Very clean
Taken from facts and from the Manners of the Irish Squires
copy of this special edition. USED. $22.00
before the year 1782. Third Edition. London: for J. Johnson & H.
Bryer 1801, xvi & 214pp, sm. 8vo, modern ¼ calf & marbled 10553 Finch, Anne. Selected Poems of Anne Finch, Countess of
boards w/raised bands. Occasional minor foxing, else VG. USED. Winchilsea. Ed by Katharine M. Rogers. Anne Finch [1661-1720]
$245.00 is one of the earliest published women poets in England. Her
poetry is delightful. Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. NY 1979. Hb,
10470 Edgeworth, Maria. Popular Tales. Preface by Richard
faded dj, otherwise like new. USED. $12.00
Lovell Edgeworth, her father. "The Ruby Series." Green binding,
worn intricate designs. George Routledge & Sons Ltd. London, 10579 Fowler, Karen. The Jane Austen Book Club: A Novel. A
NY. No date but late Victorian. 436 pages, Hb. USED. $32.00 novel about people who read novels, and their relationships with
one another. Friends read Jane Austen and meet to discuss her
10481 Edwards, Averyl. Fanny Burney 1752-1840 : A Biography.
books. We learn about their lives as the novel unfolds. NY, 2004,
Fascinating! Staples Press, 1948. 170 pgs, Hb. USED. $18.00
hb, dj. Some shop worn. Signed by author. NEW. $20.00
10495 Eliot, George. Felix Holt, the Radical. Text printed in two
10580 Fowler, Karen. Wit's End: A Novel. Another entertaining
columns. Facsimile letter in front from George Eliot May 20,
novel from the author of The Jane Austen Book Club. NY: G.P.
1869 regarding this publication. Fields, Osgood & Co. Boston
Putman's Sons. 2008. 324 pgs, hb, dj. NEW. $24.95
1869. 278 pgs. $20.00
10597 Gaskell, Elizabeth. North and South. Ed and Intro by
10497 Eliot, George. George Eliot's Complete Works,
Patricia Ingham. Paper, London. Penguin, 2003. NEW. $10.00
Illustrated: Romola and Silas Marner. 2 vols of Romola and 1 vol
Silas Marner bound together. Thomas Y Crowell & Company, NY 10063 Gaskell, Mrs. Further Letters of Mrs Gaskell. Newly
& Boston, no date. 402 pgs. Also shows University Press, updated in paperback. Letters from different times in Mrs
Cambridge, John Wilson & Son in back page. USED. $40.00 Gaskell's life. Some new material brought to light by the editors.
Manchester University Press. 2003. 332pgs, Paper. NEW. $20.00
10500 Eliot, George. Works of George Eliot. Bound together -
The Spanish Gypsy; The Legend of Jubal and Other Poems, Old 10604 Georgiana [Spencer], Duchess of Devonshire. Emma; Or
and New. Essays and Leaves from a Notebook. Illustrated. Cover the Unfortunate Attachment. A Sentimental Novel. Jonathan
page states "The Only Large Type Edition." Spine states "Library Gross, Editor. Published anonymously in 1773 and attributed to
Edition" Caution - we would not consider this "large type" today! Georgiana, this epistolary novel explores the "unfortunate
William L. Allison, Pub, NY. No Date. 210 pgs. USED. $15.00 attachment" of Emma Egerton to William Walpole. Orig.
published when author only 16, long out of print. Like Jane
10486 Elledge, Paul. Lord Byron [1788-1824] at Harrow School:
Austen's PP, explores dangers of 1st impressions and arranged
Speaking Out, Talking Back, Acting Up, Bowing Out. Illustrated.
marriages. SUNY Press, NEW. $21.95
Covers 1801-1805. The four critically formative years. Biography
with historical context. Johns Hopkins, 2000. 221 pgs, hb, dj. 10623 Gilmour, Ian. Byron & Shelley in Their Time: The Making
NEW. $18.00 of the Poets. Compelling history & biographical material. 2003:
NY. 402 pgs. Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00
10504 Ellis, Mrs. (Sarah). The Select Works of Mrs Ellis. The
Women of England, Wives of England, Daughters of England, 10066 Glendinning, Victoria. Anthony Trollope. Entertaining,
Poetry of Life. Designed to Promote the Cultivation of the thorough biography of Trollope. Reads like a novel. Alfred A.
Domestic Virtues. Sarah Ellis [1799-1872] supported education Knopf. 1993: NY. 551 pgs, Hb, dj. USED. $15.00
for women, temperance, domestic skills for women. Large book,
10632 Godwin, William. Imogen: A Pastoral Romance. From the
brown cloth with gold gilt lettering. Spine ends worn, binding
Ancient British. Reprinted from the 1784 Edition. With an
loosening from the spine but pages together. Fisher & Son,
Introduction by Jack W. Marken and Critical Discussion by
London & Paris, 1843. hb. USED. $60.00
Martha Winburn England, Burton R. Pollin, and Irwin Primer. NY:
1963. Paper. USED. $5.00

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10643 Grant, Sir William Kent. Memoirs of an American Lady 11708 Irwin, Joseph J. M. G. "Monk" Lewis. Biography and
with sketches of manners and scenery in America as they analysis of the works of this fascinating, complex author.
existed previous to the Revolution. Facsimile of 1808 printing Nicknamed "Monk" after his early shocking novel (the one
(London: Longman, Hurst, 1808). By the author of "Letters from Thorpe reads in NA), Matthew Lewis also wrote a memoir of his
the Mountains." Grant was Master of the Rolls. Recollected in 2 experiences visiting his inherited estates in the West Indies. He
volumes. No dj. Red cloth, as new condition. 1970. USED. $45.00 died after a second visit he undertook in an attempt to
ameliorate the suffering of the plantation slaves. Red cloth, gilt
10676 Halliday, R. E. Doctor Johnson and his World. With 154
titles. Like new condition but for slight bumping. Twayne
Illustrations. Accessible pictorial biography. 1968. Hb, dj. USED.
Publishers, Boston, 1976, hardbound. USED. $20.00
$12.00
11889 Jack, Albert. Red Herrings & White Elephants: The
10970 Hazlitt, William. The Spirit of the Age or Contemporary
Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day. Witty informative
Portraits. Edited by E.D. Mackerness. Hazlitt [1778-1830] writes
book gives derivations, first recorded use, etc, of hundreds of
critically of all the notables of his time from a political
phrases we use every day. Are you making a mountain out of a
perspective. Scott, Godwin, Irving, Byron, Southey, Wordsworth,
molehill? Giving something the acid test? Do you have egg on
Malthus, Wilberforce, and many more. Mackerness adds 150
your face? Find out why. Harper Collins, 2004. HB, DJ. NEW.
pages of notes, index, bibliography, plus preface and
10.00
introduction, all placed outside the body of the text for your
enjoyment. 448 pgs. Clean pages & boards, dj a little worn. 1969, 10846 -1 Johnson, Burney,Thrale. Edited by the Marquis of
Hb, dj. USED. $50.00 Landsdowne. The Queeney Letters, Being Letters Addressed to
Hester Maria Thrale by Doctor Johnson, Fanny Burney, and Mrs.
11710 Heineman, Helen. Mrs. Trollope: The Triumphant
Thrale-Piozzi. This is the entire collection of letters that the
Feminine in the Nineteenth Century. Mrs. Trollope (nee Frances
Marquis of Landsdowne found in the library of Bowood. Over
Milton) [1779-1863], mother of Anthony Trollope, was herself a
100 letters with notes and index. London: 1934. Hb. USED.
novelist. This biography and exploration of her work shows her
$40.00
to be influential and ahead of other 19th century writers on
themes of slavery, poverty, industrialism, and the portrayal of 10833 Johnson, Claudia. The Cambridge Companion to Mary
women. First paper edition, orig publ 1979. Athens, OH: Ohio Wollstonecraft. Addresses all aspects of W's momentous and
University Press. 1982. 316 pgs. Paper. USED. $13.00 tragically brief career. Noted contributors include Janet Todd,
Mitzi Myers, Mary Favret, Vivien Jones, Anne Mellor, others
10755 -2 Hill, Reginald. Pictures of Perfection. NY. 1994. Hb. Yes,
&Johnson herself, discussing the letters, education, literary
you do recognize the title! Hill writes witty, intelligent crime
reviews. Cambridge, 2002. Paper. NEW. $10.00
novels & he knows his Austen. This 1990's story is set in
Enscombe. 1994. Hb. 278 pgs. USED. $15.00 10837 Johnson, R. Brimley. Fanny Burney and the Burneys.
"Additions to Madame D'Arblay's diary; Letters by Susan Burney;
10756 -2 Hill, Reginald. There Are No Ghosts in the Soviet Union:
A journal of the Worcester Burneys; Selections from the works of
A Novella and Five Stories. A brilliant collection from this
Dr. Burney, his children, and grandchildren; New portraits of the
entertaining, intelligent author. Hb, dj. 278 pgs. 1988, A Foul Play
family and drawings by Edward F. Burney." Red cloth, gilt titles
Press book, Woodstock, 1st US Ed. USED. $45.00
(black and/or gold). Yellowed pages and edges of books worn but
10766 Hogg, James. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a holding up well. Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd. London, 1926. 407 pgs.
Justified Sinner. James Hogg (1770-1835) published this book USED. $40.00
anonymously in 1824. Strangely modern, experimental
10404 Johnson, Samuel. A Johnson Sampler. Edited by Henry
psychological novel, neglected for over a century. Cannongate
Darcy Curwin. Witty excerpts. Do your own analysis of the
Classics, London, 1996. 218 pgs, Paper. Shop-worn. NEW. $7.00
influence of Johnson on Jane Austen. Boston, 2002, Paper. NEW.
10775 -1 Holtby, Winifred. South Riding: An English Landscape. $12.00
Holtby's best-known novel, set in a fictional part of Yorkshire.
10843 Johnson, Samuel. Dr. Johnson's Prayers. Ed Elton
Semi-autobiographical. Orig. published after her death in 1936.
Trueblood. Wonderful little book (6 1/2 X 5) that can be easily
St. James's Library, 1950, London. Hb, dj. USED. $20.00
carried for reference. Arranged by theme and date. Black cloth,
10778 Honan, Park. Author's Lives: On Literary Biography and previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Slight wear to
the Arts of Language. Enjoyable collection of Honan's essays on cover, pages very good. 1947. 66 pgs. Hb. USED. $20.00
literary biography, plus a dialogue on Shakespeare's life. Includes
10842 Johnson, Samuel. Samuel Johnson's Dictionary:
his personal experiences as a biographer. NY, 1990. Hb, dj, 279
Selections from the 1755 Work that defined the English
pgs. USED. $15.00
Language. Ed Jack Lynch. Written 2 decades before Jane's birth,
10812 Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, here is her language! Convenient size (9X6), easy to use.
Gent. "World's Famous Books" also on title page. No date but Excellent introduction.Slight shop wear. NEW. $10.00
appears about 1900. Includes tales and essays, "The Legend of
10841 Johnson, Samuel. Selected Essays from the Rambler,
Sleepy Hollow," "The Specter Bridegroom", "Rip Van Winkle" etc.
Adventurer, and Idler. Ed by W. J. Bates. Still wrapped in original
Merrill and Baker. USED. $20.00
plastic. Yale U Press. Paper. $10.00

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11900 Lamb, Charles. Roast Pig & Other Essays. English/Welsh 10990 Masefield, Muriel. The Story of Fanny Burney: Being an
essayist Charles Lamb [1775-1834] has been called "the most Introduction to the Diary & Letters of Madame d'Arblay.
lovable figure in English literature." This pretty little book Burney's life is fascinating. Masefield delivers a solid
contains 9 of his essays. Printed on special paper, watercolour introduction. Cambridge University Press. 1927. HB, DJ. USED.
flower & vine design paper on boards with dark orange matching $25.00
cloth spine. Dark orange page numbers, rough cut pages, tops
11000 Maugham, W. Somerset. Catalina: A Romance.
stained dark orange. Slight yellowing, very slight rubbing of
Doubleday, NY 1948. Hb. USED. $5.00
spine. Missing slipcase. $20.00
10078 McKenna, Neil. The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde: An
10913 Lee, Sophia. The Recess: or, a Tale of Other Times.[1783]
Intimate Biography. Oscar Wilde's intimate life, his experiences
Sophia Lee [1750-1824] was headmistress of Bath's finest school
in Victorian London's sexual underworld, the secrets his
for girls. One of the earliest gothic novels, portrays women
contemporaries did not know. McKenna is a respected journalist
involved in political intrigue, overseas journyes, and warfare,
in the gay press in Britain and the US. Adults only. Basic Books,
during the reign of Elizabeth 1. Features as narrators twin
NY, 2005. 539 pgs, hb, dj. NEW. $22.00
daughters by a secret marriage of Mary Queen of Scots.
Bibliography, notes, and emandations. U Press of Kentucky 11231 Nel, Philip. J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter Novels. Includes
reprint 2000. Paper. NEW. $20.00 bibliography. Reader's guide, has not been authorized by
Rowling or Warner Brothers. Continuum, NY 2003. NEW. $10.00
12164 Lewis, Matthew Gregory (Monk). The Monk. Dover Thrift
Edition. Reprint of Routledge 1907 edition. The Monk was 10082 O'Brian, Patrick. Master and Commander. Imagine Jane's
originally published in 1796. A great commercial success, brothers lives in the Navy. Thrill with O'Brian's hero of the high
probably the most scandalous of the gothic genre. Murder, seas as the masterful storyteller takes you back in time to those
incest, the Spanish Inquisition, sexual obsession, erotic passages days of glory and danger. Aubrey is young and brash and full of
stoked with violence and religious struggles - and John Thorpe confidence. Paper. NY: 1990. Has been read, but in good
talked about reading it in front of the ladies! NEW. $3.50 condition. USED. $5.00
10957 Lyell, James P. R. Mrs. Piozzi and Isaac Watts: Being 10084 O'Brian, Patrick. The Commodore. Another of O'Brian's
Annotations in the Autograph of Mrs. Piozzi on a Copy of the brilliant stories. Historical novel that lets us live vicariously in the
First Edition of the Philosophical Essays of Watts. Mrs. Piozzi British Navy of Austen's time period. Maturin's wife is missing.
heavily annotated the work by Watts, more famous for his Aubrey and Maturin are dispatched to the Gulf of Guinea.
hymns than his essays. Her notated copy was discovered many Aubrey must deal with the slave trade and threats of French
years after her death. This book contains facsimiles of the invasion in Ireland. Hb, dj. NY: 1994 USED. $15.00
original, explanations of the text, and reprints of Mrs. Piozzi's
10083 O'Brian, Patrick. The Hundred Days. Napoleon has
comments from the margins. Adds another dimension to the
escaped from Elba. The Navy is scrambling to re-arm. What
depth of her critical powers and the variety of her interests.
happens now? Aubrey is now the mature commodore. Hb, dust
Grafton. London: 1934. USED. $25.00
jacket. USED. $10.00
10969 Mackay, Constance D'Arcy. The Beau of Bath and other
11715 Peek, Katherine Mary. Wordsworth in England: Studies
One Act Plays. One-act plays in verse, "dramatic miniatures of
in the History of His Fame. Examines the history of Wordswoth's
some of the notables of the eighteenth century in England."
reputation as distinct from the influence of his work. Dicusses
Characters include Beau Nash, Fanny Burney, Horace Walpole,
how he influenced a broader public than his readers & how his
Maria Linley, Richard Greville, Edmund Burke, George Romney.
political ideas shaped his reputation. No DJ, otherwise VG
American playwright Mackay [1887-1966] worked on a political
condition. Octagon Books, NY: 1969. USED. $11.00
pageant to support the National Child Labor Committee during
the time this book was published. During WWI she worked for 12149 Pocock, Tom. Captain Marryat: Seaman, Writer and
the War Camp Community Service, consulting for all-male Adventurer. Not only was Frederick Marryat an important naval
performances for the camps. Very good condition. Previous hero of the Great War with Napoleon, he was also the most
owner's notes in back inside cover dated 1915. 1st ed. Henry famous author in England between the times of Jane Austen and
Holt and Co, NY. 1915. 90 pgs, hb. USED. $40.00 Charles Dickens. Pocock, a noted naval historian, desribes
Marryat's adventurous life in this exciting biography. Illustrated,
10979 Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England's Principal
index. Import. NEW. $24.00
Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th
C. London, A Biographical Study. Rare full-length biography of 12183 Pym, Barbara. Crampton Hodnet: A Novel. Mr Latimer,
Inchbald. 1987. NEW. $15.00 the new curate, who is not married, lodges with Miss Doggett
and her companion, Miss Morrow. Oxford between the wars.
10983 Markham, Beryl. West with the Night. Poetic, unusual
This novel was published posthumously in 1985, originally
and thrilling autobiography of Kenya's woman airplane pilot and
written around 1940. NY: 1985. Hb, dj, good condition, some sun
premier horse trainer, from her childhood adventures hunting
bleaching of dust jacket. USED. $20.00
with warriors to her record-breaking flight across the Atlantic.
Although born in Britain, Beryl became an integral part of her 11255 -1 Radcliffe, Ann. The Confessional of the Black Penitents.
adopted land. North Point Press, SF, 1983. Paper. USED. $5.00 (aka The Italian) Beautiful wood engragings by Philip Ross. Intro
by Unknown but has JA quote from NA. The Folio Society,
London. 1956. 404 pgs, Hb. VG. USED. $30.00
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11255 -3 Radcliffe, Ann. The Italian. 3 vols. 1st ed. Rare book. T. who leaves home and tries to make her own way in the world in
Cadell and W. Davies, London. 1797. Marbled and leather. mid-18th century. NY, 1993. Hb, dj. 435 pgs. USED. $25.00
Modern 3/4 calf boards, expert binding. Slight foxing. Gutter tear
11422 Smith, Charlotte. The Young Philosopher. Ed. & Intro by
page 47-48 volume 2. Turn the pages of the "real book" as the
Elizabeth Kraft. Charlotte Smith [1749-1806] published this
Austens would have read it. USED. $1200.00
novel, a satire on lawyers, who caused her much grief, in 1798. U
11268 Read, Miss. Chronicles of Fairacre: Three Great Novels. of Kentucky Press, 1999, Paper. NEW. $17.00
Import. in one volume: Village School, Village Diary, Storm in the
11429 Smith, Marisa, and Kristin Graham, Editors. Monologues
Village. Orion, London 2005. Paper. 595 pgs. NEW. $15.00
from Literature: A Sourcebook for Actors. This is a fascinating
11360 Sapiro, Virginia. A Vindication of Political Virtue: The book for readers even if we are not actors. In addition to the
Political History of Mary Wollstonecraft. The first full-length monologues, there is an appendix that allows you to select
treatment of Wollstonecraft's political theory. Professors of entries by source, author, time period, publication date, setting,
political thought can find here for the first time analysis of the type of role, character, and age range. Of course there are
broad fully developed philosophy from which sprang entries from Austen's novels. Also Douglas Adams, Dorothy
Wollstonecraft's theories on feminism, women's rights, and Parker, Tom Wolfe, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Charlotte
gender. U of Chicago Press, 1992. Paper. NEW. $24.00 Bronte, and more.1990, Hb. USED. $12.00
11649 Schmidt, Gary D. A Passionate Usefulness: The Life and 11459 Spielmann, M. H. & Jerrold, Walter. Hugh Thomson: His
Literary Labors of Hannah Adams. The first American to earn Art His Letters His Humour and His Charm. Full of color and
respect and a living as a writer was Hannah Adams [1755-1831]. black and white plates and inserts. A beautiful collection. Early
She wrote about New England history, religions, and Jewish years in Ireland, work for The English Illustrated Magazine, his
history & was recognized on both sides of the Atlantic. This is the later work, and a bibliography of his printed work. A. & C. Black,
first full-length biography. A well-researched study of a Ltd., London 1931. 269 pgs. USED. $175.00
remarkable person. UVA Press, 2004, Hb, dj. Orig pub at $45.
12043 Standiford, Les. The Man Who Invented Christmas: How
NEW. $20.00
Charles Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol' Rescued His Career and
11378 -2 Scott, Sarah. The History of Sir George Ellison. Ed. by Revived Our Holiday Spirits. Crown Publishers. HB, dj. NEW.
Betty Rizzo. Sarah Scott (1723-1795). Sequel to Millennium Hall. $19.00
From the "18th Century Novels by Women" collection. U of
11504 Swift, Jonathan. A Complete Collection of Genteel and
Kentucky. 1996. Paper. (Also available Hb.) NEW. $20.00
Ingenious Conversation, According to the Most Polite Mode and
11671 Scott, Sir Walter, Bart. Waverley Novels, Fair Maid of Method Now Used at Court, and in the Best Companies of
Perth and The Antiquary. Includes introductions, notes, and England. Jonathan Swift (alias Simon Wagstaff, Esq.) Facsimile of
index. DeWolfe, Fiske & Co, Boston. Probably 1890's. Decorative 1755 edition. Thoemmes Press, Bristol, 1995. NEW. $8.00
cloth cover, rust color with black and gilt decorations. Some
11474 Thrale, Mrs. The French Journals of Mrs. Thrale and
foxing. Good condition. USED. $15.00
Doctor Johnson. Edited from the original manuscripts in the John
11379 Scott, Sir Walter, Bart. Waverley or 'Tis Sixty Years Since. Rylands Library and in the British Museum with Introduction and
Black leather with gilt embossed decorations. Silk bookmark. Notes by Moses Tyson, M.A., Ph.D. keeper of the Western
Illustrated. Some foxing. Good. Thomas Neslon and Sons, 1904. manuscripts in the John Rylands Library and Henry Guppy, M.A.,
574 pgs. USED. $20.00 Litt.D. librarian of the John Rylands Library. Manchester U Press,
1932. 274 pgs, Hb, Dj. USED. $55.00
11393 Seymour, Miranda. Mary Shelley. Highly praised bio of
Mary Shelley, reveals the background to her work as well as her 11587 West, John. Memoir of Mrs. John West who died at
personal struggles. Illustrated with engravings, photographs, Chettle, Dorset, March 23, 1839. John West wrote this memoir
silhouettes. Grove Press, NY, 2000, Hb, Dj. NEW. $15.00 of his late wife, largely through her letters and poetry. John was
rector of Chettle & Farnham, Dorset. Dark brown cloth on
11394 Shakespeare. As You Like It. The Arden Shakespeare.
boards. Spine badly faded. Cracked hinges. Dusty top page
Intro xxiii. Very thorough and helpful Notes p. 101-172, App A-C,
edges. London, 1842, 2nd edition. USED. $21.00
Glossary. Some writing in front and back end pieces, includes
original owner's name and address. Little pencil mark here and 11608 Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray. "Tower Books
there appear to be stage notes. Embossed green cloth. DCHeath Edition," "Books in Wartime" with War Production Board ruling
& Co. 1916, 200 pgs. USED. $10.00 for conserving paper paragraph inside. Includes quote "Books
are the weapons in the war of ideas - President Roosevelt."
11407 Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. The Rivals and The School for
Pages browning. DJ back cover inside states "send this book to a
Scandal. Intro by Augustan Birrell, QCMP. Illus. by Edmund J
boy in the armed services anywhere for only 4 cents postage."
Sullivan - beautiful pen & ink drawings. Cloth on boards, gold
The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, NY: 1944. Hb, dj.
lettering on front cover, pgs gilt 3 sides. Previous owner
USED. $10.00
signature in front. Chipped at top of spine, boards bumped.
Tissue paper on title page. Binding tight. Macmillan and Co. 11609 Wilde, Oscar. A House of Pomegranates. Includes: The
London, 1896, 1st thus. 365 pgs. USED. $50.00 Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and his
Soul, The Star-Child. Methuen & Co. London: 1920. 179 pgs, Hb.
11410 -2 Sherwood, Frances. Vindication. Highly acclaimed novel
USED. $25.00
based on the life of Mary Wollstonecraft. About a young woman
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Scholarly Pursuits
10034 Allen, Dennis. Sexuality in Victorian Fiction. Allen
Literary Criticism
and Bibliographies

10142 Bagchi, Barnita. Pliable Pupils and Sufficient Self-


illustrates how sexuality pervades Victorian fiction. He looks at 4 Directors. Narratives of Female Education by Five British Women
novels from the 19th century - Pride and Prejudice (Austen), Writers 1778-1814. Featuring Lady Mary Hamilton (prev. Lady
Cranford (Gaskell), Bleak House (Dickens), and Picture of Dorian Mary Walker); Clara Reeve; Elizabeth Hamilton; Mary Brunton;
Gray (Wilde). University of Oklahoma Press. 1993, 160 pages, and the early Jane Austen. India: 2004. 196 pages, Hb, dust
paperbound. Good condition. $15.00 jacket. NEW. $30.00
10038 Anastaplo, George. The Artist as Thinker From 10148 Baker, Joseph E., editor. The Reinterpretation of
Shakespeare to Joyce. Essays on Shakespeare, Milton, Bunyan, Victorian Literature. "The Victorian Literature Group of the
Austen, Mary Shelley, Dickens, Melville, Matthew Arnold, Lewis Modern Language Association of America, at the 1939 meeting
Carroll, Mark Twain, Gilbert & Sullivan, Robert Louis Stevenson, in New Orleans, agreed to put out this volume to further the
James Joyce. 130 pages of notes included. Chicago, Athens, reinterpretation of a literature of great significance for us today."
London: Swallow Press. 1983. 499 pages. Paperbound. USED. Princeton University Press: 1950. 236 pages. Hb.Very good
$30.00 condition, blue cloth on boards. USED. $25.00
10039 Anderson, Amanda. Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: 10155 Barker-Benfield, G.J. The Horrors of the Half-Known Life.
The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Cornell Male Attitudes Toward Women and Sexuality in Nineteenth-
University Press. 1993. 250 pages, paper. NEW. $10.00 Century America. Caution - exposes some unpleasant aspects of
19th c surgery. Author argues attitudes diminishing the place of
10107 Atwood, Margaret. Negotiating with the Dead - A Writer
women grew out of separation of the sexes, a development of
on Writing. Cambridge University Press, 2002. 219 pages, Hb,
American culture. NY: Harper & Row, 1976. 352 pages, Hb, dust
dust jacket. NEW. $18.00
jacket. USED. $10.00
10052 Auerbach, Nina. Private Theatricals - the Lives of the
10179 Bateson, F. W. Editor. Cambridge Bibliography of British
Victorians. Beautiful little book explores how the Victorians
Literature. Five volume set - four history plus the supplement.
thought about life in terms of acting a part. Harvard University
Good condition. USED. $85.00
Press: 1990. 132 pages, Hb, dust jacket. Sticker damage to dust
jacket, otherwise VG condition. NEW. $22.00 10182 Beasley, Jerry. Novels of the 1740's. "The decade of the
1740's is the most important single period in the early history of
10110 Auerbach, Nina. Our Vampires, Ourselves. Learning
the novel." Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, and the 6 major
about culture and history through each era's stories about
novels of this decade. Highly readable, unique way to look at the
vampires. Great read if you are not afraid! University of Chicago
emergence of the novel. Sets developments in history. University
Press: 1995. 231 pages, Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $10.00
of Georgia Press. 1982. 238 pages, Hb, dj. Ex library, very good
10111 Auerbach, Nina. Woman and the Demon: The Life of a condition. USED. $18.00
Victorian Myth. Myths of womanhood explored. Research into
10054 Bell, Maureen; George Parfitt, and Simon Shepherd. A
literature, art, biographies. Harvard University Press: 1982. 255
Biographical Dictionary of English Women Writers 1580-1720.
pages. Hb, dust jacket. USED. $17.00
Dictionary entries are concise and informative. Excellent
10137 Avery, Gillian. Nineteenth Century Children: Heroes and introduction. Critical appendices include "Men as 'gatekeepers'"
Heroines in English Children's Stories 1780-1900. Avery writes "Women in the book trade" etc. Boston: 1990. Hb, dj. Slight shelf
children's novels set in Victorian times. For this book, she has wear. NEW. $30.00
studied the evolving attitudes toward children as shown in the
10217 Bloom, Clive. The "Occult" Experience and the New
evoluation of juvenile fiction. Well-researched. Index,
Criticism: Daemonism, Sexuality and the Hidden in Literature.
Biographical Notes. Illustrated. UK: 1965. 260 pages. Hb, dust
Chapter 2 is on Mansfield Park. Dust jacket is a little shop-worn.
jacket. DJ is worn, previous owner signed inside cover. USED.
1986. Hb, dj. NEW. $8.00
$15.00
10057 Butt, John. English Literature: The Mid-Eighteenth
10140 Backscheider, Paula, ed. Revising Women: 18th Century
Century. All facets of literature of the period, with a large section
Women's Fiction and Social Engagement. Collection of essays by
on Johnson. Drama, poetry, etc. Period that preceeded and
feminist critics reviewing literature with focus on historical
influenced Jane Austen.Excellet readable reference. Oxford at
context. Austen, Behn, Radcliffe, Gaskell, Burney, and many
the Clarendon Press.1980. 671 pgs, hb. USED. $12.00
others discussed. Includes essay "Jane Austen and the Culture of
the Circulating Library" by Barbara Benedict. Illustrated. John 10319 Byrne, Mrs. Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary. Six thousand of the
Hopkins University Press, 2000. 273 pages. Hb, dj. NEW. $25.00 weirdest words in the English language. If you quetch at
grobianism, you may find a corrigent within this book. 1974. Hb,
dj. $7.50

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10347 -2 Cecil, David. The Early Victorian Novelists. David Cecil's 10558 Fisher, Judith L. and Stephen Watt, Editors. When They
essays on Victorian fiction, based on lectures he delivered at Weren't Doing Shakespeare: Essays on Nineteenth-Century
Oxford 1931-2. Important work presents many early 20th British & American Theatre. 20 illus. 18 critical essays covering
century ideas on the era. Essays on Dickens, Thackeray, Charlotte vast expanse of "other" theatre. Published at $35. NEW. $9.00
and Emily Bronte, Mrs. Gaskell. 1935. Hb. 1st US edition. USED.
10570 Folter Collective. Women Critics 1660-1820. Anthology of
$17.00
criticism edited by academic members of the Folger Collective.
10344 Cecil, David. The Young Melbourne. Famous among our Features 41 writers, including Jane Austen, Aphra Behn, Mary
group for his biography of Jane Austen, Cecil also studied Wollstonecraft, and others less known. Indiana University Press,
Melbourne. This work was JFK's favorite book. USED. $12.00 1995. Paper. 410 pages. USED. $15.00
10376 Colby, Vineta and Robert. The Equivocal Virtue: Mrs. 10589 Garber, Marjorie. Quotation Marks. A group of essays on
Oliphant and the Victorian Literary Market Place. Mrs Oliphant the importance and power of language. Hilarious and serious by
[1828-1897] wrote prodigiously. The Colbys studied her turns. "The Jane Austen Syndrome," pp. 199-211, Shakespeare,
unpublished as well as her published words to "round out" her Jewishness, vegetables, among other topics. 8p. color plates.
story. First ed., 1966, signed by authors. USED. $20.00 Routledge. 2003. 306 pg. Paper. NEW. $12.00
10060 Conley, John J., S.J. The Suspicion of Virtue: Women 10661 Grundy, Isobel, and Susan Wiseman, editors. Women,
Philosophers in Neoclassical France. Forerunners of Madame De Writing, History 1640-1740. Several essays on women writers
Stael. Aristocratic women philosophers who explored concepts from the time period. Signed by Isobel Grundy. University of
of virtue in the salon, the only avenue open to them. Mid to late Georgia Press, 1992, Paper. NEW. $12.00
17th century. Exposes the important contribution of these
10787 Houston, Gail. Royalties: The Queen and Victorian
women to the development of modern thought, which has
Writers. Dissects the anomaly of the queen and her effect on
previously been ignored. Cornell University Press. 2002. Hb, dj.
dominant cultural attitudes and gender. Demystifies such
NEW. $25.00
canonized authors as Dickens, Browning and Oliphant by
11180 Creighton, Joan V. Margaret Drabble. Scholarly review of examining the way they encounter Victoria in their writings. Six
a 20th century writer of "women's books." Methuen, London, illustrations. UPVA, 1999, 192 pgs, Paper. NEW. $18.00
1985. Paper. USED. $8.00
10070 Kinne, Willard Austin. Revivals and Importations of
10400 Cruse, Amy. The Golden Road in English Literature. French Comedies in England 1749-1800. A 1967 reprint of the
Gorgeous and fun color illustrations by Honor C. Appleton. A 1939 Columbia UP printing. Drury Lane, Covent Garden,
glorious compendium, includes Jane Austen. Index. Xlib. USED. Haymarket. Why would English theatre import so much material
$30.00 from the French during the 18th c? Great fun for those who love
this period of theatre. NY: 1967. USED. $11.00
10061 Dobree, Bonamy. English Literature: The Early
Eighteenth Century. All facets of literature of the period. Defoe, 10877 Kirkham, Margaret. Jane Austen, Feminism, and Fiction.
Thomson, Pope, etc. Drama, poetry, science, philosophy. This is an excellent readable critical book about Austen's
Excellent readable reference. Oxford at Clarendon Press. 1995R. treatment of woman's role in society, perhaps the best you will
701 pgs, Hb. Handsome dark blue cloth cover with gilt title on ever read. Minor editing problems. Merthuen, NY, 1986. 187 pgs.
spine. List $59. USED. $22.00 Paper. Orig publ at $130. USED. $35.00
10484 Ehrlich, Eugene. The Highly Sensitive Thesaurus for the 11234 Kramp, Michael. Disciplining Love: Austen and the
Extraordinarily Literate. Introduction by Noah Adams of "All Modern Man. Examines the social function of masculinity in
Things Considered." If you'd rather "expatiate" than talk, Austen's novels. How men of the rising classes had to be taught
"deprecate" than deride, this is the thesaurus for you. No the proper way to discipline their emotions in order to take their
derivations to interfere, just words. You can, after all, use your place in the preservation of post-Revolution England. Index,
dictionary for the rest! Hb, dj, 1994. NEW. $12.00 bibliography, and notes. The Ohio State University Press, 2007.
202 pgs, Hb. NEW. $37.95
10507 Ender, Evelyne. Sexing the Mind: Nineteenth-Century
Fictions of Hysteria. Studies medical and literary discourses, 10895 Lanser, Susan, Sniader. Fictions of Authority: Women
focuses mainly on literature of Henry James, George Sand, Writers and Narrative Voice. Indexed. Includes various authors,
George Eliot. Draws on Freud and Foucault. Development of the Gaskell, Austen, Woolf. Discusses narrative voice - authorial
concept of gender as represented by Hysteria. Women own voice, personal voice, and communal voice. Very good condition.
passion, emotion, sensitivity, but not "mind"... Cornell HB. Published at $42.50. USED. $9.00
University. 1995. 307 pgs, hb. NEW. $15.00
10076 Lucas, John, Editor. Writing and Radicalism. In
10511 Enright, D. J. The Alluring Problem: An Essay on Irony. Crosscurrents series. Various essays - Milton, Mather, Paine,
Fun book, great topic. The author discusses not just what irony Jacobins, Chartism, Women after the Restoration, etc. Austen
IS, but what it DOES - why and how we use it. Discusses references are from Emma and Mansfield Park, to show Austen
Shakespeare, Goethe, Proust, James, Dickens, Swift, Fieldings, as a "force for conservatism." Longman, London: 1996, 358 pgs.
Conrad, Austen is here too. All the usual suspects plus some that Cover slightly worn, otherwise like new. Paper. USED. $10.00
may surprise you. OUP, 1986. 178 pgs, hb, dj shop worn. NEW.
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10975 Mahl, Mary R. and Helene Koon, editors. The Female 11328 Roussel, Roy. The Conversation of the Sexes: Seduction
Spectator: English Women Writers before 1800. Women's and Equality in Selected Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century
writings between 1350 and 1800 - diaries, letters, travel Texts. OUP, 1986, 178 pgs. Hb, dj. USED. $18.00
sketches, speeches, poems, letters - proof that women were
11447 Spacks, Patricia Meyer. The Female Imagination. Literary
writing throughout the centuries. Centlivre, Herbert, lesser
analysis of women writers. How being a woman shapes our
known women, plus more famous like Catherine Parr, Aphra
imagination. 1975. Hb,dj. USED. $9.00
Behn. Indiana University Press. 1977. Paper. USED. $15.00
12176 Stout, Janis P. Strategies of Reticence: Silence and
11024 Miller, Stephen. Conversation: A History of a Declining
Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine
Art. History of conversation, many references to Johnson, Hume,
Anne Porter, and Joan Didion. This excellent work focuses on
Swift, others. Yale UP, 2006. Hb, dj. NEW. $12.00
the use of silence & covert criticism as subversive weapons
11097 Nathan, Rhoda B. Ed. Nineteenth-Century Women women authors employ to assault patriarchal power structures.
Writers of the English-Speaking World. Twenty-three essays by UP of VA. 1990. 228 pgs, Hb, dj. VG condition, some wear on DJ.
noted authors about women writers. Allison G. Sulloway on USED. $35.00
Austen's "mediative voice." Greenwood, NY. 1986. USED. $18.00
11550 Walbank, F. Alan, Editor. The English Scene: In the Works
11714 Rodway, Allan. English Comedy: Its Role and Nature from of Prose-Writers since 1700. Illustrated from Contemporary
Chaucer to the Present Day. With chapters by period - Medieval, Pictures and Prints - landscapes of England. Includes Jane
Renaissance, Augustan, Regency, Brave New World. Features Austen, George Eliot, H.G. Wells. Written in the midst of WW2,
such notables as Shakespeare, Jonson, Wycherly, Dryden, Pope, when all this was at stake. 2nd revised ed. 224 pgs. USED. $17.00
Austen, Peacock, Swift, Fielding, more. Attempts to develop a
11584 Weissman, Judith. Half Savage and Hardy and Free:
theory of comedy, to set comedy in relation to culture and
Women and Rural Radicalism in the Nineteenth-Century Novel.
history. And it is an entertaining book. UC Press Berkeley 1975.
Weissman argues that a Wordsworth/Shelley rural Radicalism,
HB, dj. USED. $22.00
present in Austen, Hawthorne, and Forster, is a feminist theme

Sequels &
found in 19th century English and American works. Wesleyan
University Press. 1989. 342 pages. Paper. NEW. $12.00

Adaptations
Sequels, Fantasies, and
Austen-inspired Fiction

10007 Aidan, Pamela. An Assembly Such as This. Popular novel, 10105 -1 Aston, Elizabeth. The Exploits & Adventures of Miss
first of the trilogy told from the viewpoint of Mr. Darcy. Includes Alethea Darcy. Alethea's love of music gets her into trouble!
interview with author, reading group guide. Paper. NEW. $12.00 Romance and a trip to Venice during George IV's reign. London:
2004. 376 pages, Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
10009 Aidan, Pamela. Duty and Desire. Second of trio told from
Mr Darcy's viewpoint. Reading Group Guide at back. Paper, 11633 Aston, Elizabeth. The Second Mrs. Darcy. The story of a
2006. NEW. $12.00. single woman in possession of a good fortune - a young Darcy
cousin is left a widow. NY, 2007. NEW. $12.00
10011 Aidan, Pamela. These Three Remain. Third of the trio told
from Mr Darcy's viewpoint. Paper, 2005. NEW. $12.00 10106 Aston, Elizabeth. The True Darcy Spirit. Lady Catherine's
grand-daughter a painter in Bohemian London? What did Anne
10012 Aiken, Joan. Eliza's Daughter. Sequel to S&S by one of the de Bourgh do to deserve this fate? Ah, but there will be some
best-loved sequel writers. Special due to shop wear of dust intrigue, involving the Prince Regent no less! NY: 2006. 341
jacket. 1994, NEW. $15.00. pages, paper. NEW. $12.00
10014 Aiken, Joan. Jane Fairfax. Much loved novel told from 10118 Austen-Leigh, Joan. Later Days at Highbury. Mrs
Jane Fairfax's perspective. Very lightly used, good condition. Hb, Goddard continues to share information about Highbury with her
dust jacket. 1990, USED. $25.00 sister in London, who has interesting problems of her own to
10015 Aiken, Joan. Lady Catherine's Necklace. One of the most discuss! Mr Woodhouse has passed on, the Knightleys have
popular of the Austen-inspired novelists, Joan Aiken writes an moved to the Abbey, and someone new now occupies Emma's
exciting story set at Rosings. Paper, 2001. USED. $20.00 childhood home! NY: 1996. 206pgs, Hb, dj. Signed. NEW. $35.00
10016 Aiken, Joan. Mansfield Revisited. Well done sequel to 10117 Austen-Leigh, Joan. A Visit to Highbury: Another View of
Mansfield Park. Book has a Winnipeg Library stamp. Good Emma. Epistolary novel looks at life in Highbury through the eyes
condition. Hb, dust jacket. 1985. USED. $25.00 of Mrs. Goddard. Joan Austen-Leigh, co-founder of JASNA,
author and playwright, manages to capture the true Austen spirit
10104 Aston, Elizabeth. Mr. Darcy's Daughters. 20 years after in her Highbury novels. NY: 1993. 182 pages. Hb, dust jacket.
PP, Elizabeth has 5 daughters of her own. What trouble can they May have library mark and/or dust jacket wear. USED. $35.00
find in London? NY, 2003. 362pgs. NEW. $12.00
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10119 Austen-Leigh, Joan. Mrs. Goddard, Mistress of a School. 10172 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Wandering Eye: Being
Third installment of the novels that take Mrs Goddard's point of the 3rd Jane Austen Mystery. Drama and intrigue in Bath: more
view. Epistolary novel. 1993, 178pgs, Paper. Signed. NEW. $35.00 than meets the eye. NY: 1998. 261 pages, Hb, dj. NEW. $12.00
10120 Austen-Leigh, Joan. Our Own Particular Jane: A piece of 10172 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Wandering Eye: Being
theatre based on The Life, Letters and Literature of Jane the 3rd Jane Austen Mystery. Drama and intrigue in Bath: more
Austen. A piece of theater based on the The Life, Letters and than meets the eye. NY: 1998. 261 pages, Hb, dj. NEW. $12.00
Literature of JaneAusten. Cover notes author is Joan Mason
10185 -1 Bebris, Carrie. North by Northanger (Or, the Shades of
Hurley - pasted underneath is a stock "nee Joan Austen-Leigh."
Pemberley). Elizabeth is learning her way around Pemberley
1975. 45 pages. Paperbound. Fair condition. $25.00
when a letter from Darcy's mother Lady Anne raises some
10139 Aylmer, Janet. Darcy's Story. First published 1996 with interesting questions about the past. Elizabeth can't resist a
same title. This book is 10 years old - one of the first really well- mystery. By the time the mystery is solved, Lady Catherine has
written parallel tellings of Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point visited Pemberley, and the Darcys have met Mr Tilney. Delightful
of view. Most of Darcy's utterances are written by Jane Austen - tale, true to the characters we love. Hb, dj. NEW. $21.00
the rest is Aylmer. NY: Harper, 2006. Paper. NEW. $15.00
10183 -2 Bebris, Carrie. Pride and Prescience (Or, The Truth
10141 Bader, Ted and Marilyn. Desire and Duty: A Sequel to Universally Acknowledged). The newly wed Mr and Mrs Darcy
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. This Sequel to P&P focuses must solve a strange mystery involving Caroline Bingley and
on Georgiana. The authors attempted to follow the clues Jane other members of their extended family. Spooky and fun. First in
Austen left as far as her plans for the continuation of the the series by Carrie Bebris. Paper. NEW. $10.00
characters' lives. Denver: 1997. 286 pages, Hb, dust jacket.
10184 -1 Bebris, Carrie. Suspense and Sensibility (Or, First
Signed by authors. NEW. $16.00
Impressions Revisited). Kitty seems to have found the perfect
10158 Barrett, Julia (pseudo., Julia Kessler). The Third Sister: A fiancee - until surreal events change everything. Only intrepid
Continuation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Story of Elizabeth can unravel the truth! (New secrets about the
Margaret Dashwood. Margaret has more potential than is Dashwood family are revealed.) Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $21.00
apparent in S&S. NY: 1996. 247 pages, Hb, dj. USED. $15.00
10541 Bebris, Carrie. The Matters at Mansfield (Or, the
10160 -1 Barrett, Julia. Presumption: an Entertainmnent. Fun Crawford Affair). Lady Catherine is arranging the perfect
Sequel to Pride and Prejudice. Georgiana's love interests, Bennet marriage for her daughter Anne. Perfect in her mind, not in
family travails. NY: 1993. 238 pages, Hb,dj. NEW. $20.00 Also Anne's mind. Elizabeth's desire to help involves in the Darcys in
paper, $10.00 another mystery, involving murder, mayhem, and mistaken
identity. Hb, just jacket. NEW. $21.00
10161 Barrett, Julia. Jane Austen's Charlotte. A completion of
Sanditon. JA's fragment occupies the first 74 pages. NY: 2000. 11986 Bennett, Veronica. Cassandra's Sister. Jane growing up.
Uncorrected proof. $15.00 Historical novel. For the younger reader. "I wanted to explore a
stage of her life when her concerns were the timeless ones of a
10171 Barron, Stehpanie. Jane and the Stillroom Maid. Jane
young girl—love, ambition, family, friends." HB, DJ. Candlewick,
discovers a corpse while enjoying the Derbyshire peaks, then
2007. NEW. $15.00
finds herself once again in the middle of mystery. 2001, paper.
USED. $4.00 10187 Berdoll, Linda. Darcy & Elizabeth, Nights and days at
Pemberley: Pride and Prejudice continues. This is a "bawdy"
10165 -4 Barron, Stehpanie. Jane and the Unpleasantness at
sequel. Mr and Mrs Darcy enjoy married life! They raise babies,
Scargrave Manor. Hardback in large print , USED. $5.00. Paper,
they make new friends. Steamy cover promises romance within.
USED. $3.00
Adults only. Paper, NEW. $12.95
10173 -1 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and His Lordship's Legacy:
10186 Berdoll, Linda. Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and
Being a Jane Austen Mystery. Jane has moved to Chawton
Prejudice Continues. Sexy sequel to Pride and Prejudice. Explicit
Cottage, but does not escape corpses and mysteries and
romance. As the cover says, hold onto your bonnet! Adults only.
international intrigue! NY: Bantam, 2005. Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00
Paper. NEW. $5.00
10167 -1 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Genius of the Place.
10204 Birchall, Diana. Mrs Elton in America and other stories
The Canterbury Races and international intrigue! Signed by
inspired by characters created by Jane Austen and herewith
author. London: 1999. 310pgs, Hb, dj. NEW. $14.00
comprising THE COMPLEATE MRS ELTON. In which, Mrs Elton
10166 -1 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Man of the Cloth: goes to America with her caro sposo and children, where she
Being the Second Jane Austen Mystery. Jane in Lyme Regis! NY: encounters northern hospitality, southern slavery, western
1997. 274 pages. Hb, dj. Signed by author. NEW. $14.00 Indians, and much more! Egerton House. UK: 2004. NEW. $16.00
10170 -1 Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Prisoner of Wool 10205 Birchall, Diana. Mrs Darcy's Dliemma: A Sequel to Jane
House: Being the 6th Jane Austen Mystery. Together with Austen's Pride and Prejudice.Twenty-five years after PP left off,
brother Frank Austen, Jane solves a sailor's mystery. NY: 2001. Elizabeth must deal with the beginnings of the Victorian era and
291 pages, Hb, dj. NEW. $15.00 juggle children, family, and the (still wonderful) Mr Darcy.
Egerton House. UK: 2004. NEW. $16.00

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10206 Birtwistle/Conklin. The Making of Pride and Prejudice. quiz and find your romantic match!" This pretty paperback was
Limited number of copies signed by Andrew Davies, the inspired by Jane Austen's novels. NY. 2005. NEW. $11.00
screenwriter. A great book - still selling after all these years!
10821 James, Syrie. The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen. With
Picture-story of making of the A&E P&P starring Colin Firth and
Reader's Guide. A fictionalized memoir, written by "Jane
Jennifer Erhle. Color shots, costume sketches, maps. London:
herself," found hundreds of years after her death. Clever book,
1995. Paper. NEW. $28.00
with lots of historical detail. Paper, 2007, 303 pgs. NEW. $12.00
10395 -1 Corringham, Mary. I, Jane Austen. Written 1965.
12202 Lane, Maggie. The Jane Austen Quiz and Puzzle Book.
Poeticized biography in Rime Royal, used by Chaucer. New ed
Brock and Thomson illustrations throughout. Crosswords, word
with memoir and 40 pages of notes to the text by a descendent,
searches, novel trivia and name games. Great fun! Paper. 1982.
H. P. Henningham. RDU Books, Aus, 2001R. Paper. NEW. $10.00
USED. $10.00.
10459 Eckstut, Arielle, and Dennis Ashton. Pride and
11693 McCullough, Colleen. The Independence of Miss Mary
Promiscuity. Lost Sex Scenes of Jane Austen. A silly little book
Bennet. The bestselling author of The Thorn Birds tackles the
with a few good parts. The missing scenes are from the 6 novels
story of Mary Bennet, who has grown lovely and desirable in her
and The Watsons. These authors are rather good scholars. 2001,
spinsterhood. Catch up her sisters, too in this entertaining
Hb. NEW. $12.00
sequel. Simon & Schuster. NY. 2008. Hb, dj. NEW. $22.00
10531 Fenton, Kate. Vanity and Vexation: A Novel of Pride and
11136 O'Rourke, Sally Smith. The Man Who Loved Jane Austen.
Prejudice. A TV production company comes to the village to film
A mysterious letter tucked away behind an antique mirror
Pride and Prejudice and interesting romantic mayhem
changes Eliza's life forever. Could Jane Austen really have written
commences. First US edition of this funny take on PP. Published
this letter? Only time will tell. Time - and the elusive Mr Darcy.
in UK in 1995 under name Lions and Liquorice. 2004, 277 pgs.
Soft cover. NEW. $12.90
Hb, dust jacket. NEW. $22.00
11296 Reynolds, Abigail. Pemberley by the Sea. Marine biologist
10552 Filippi, Rosina. Duologues and Scenes from the Novels of
meets modern-day Mr. Darcy. Set in Cape Cod. Sourcebooks,
Jane Austen Arranged and Adapted for Drawing-Room
2008. Paper. NEW. $14.95
Performance. Like one-act plays "suitable for amateur
performance." An early adaptation that shows an appreciation of 11308 -1 Rigler, Laurie Viera. Confessions of a Jane Austen
the theatrical nature of dialogue in Austen's novels. Illustrated. Addict. Goes back in time and lives like Jane Austen. The
Green silk with gilt design front and spine. VG condition, hinges adventure has its ups and downs! 2007. Hb, dj. NEW. $24.00
and spine tight. This is just a lovely little book, wonderful to hold.
11526 -1 Tennant, Emma. Pemberley: or Pride and Prejudice
Dent, London, 1895. 139 pgs. USED. $200.00
Continued. The Darcys' in-laws descend on Pemberley for a
10670 Hale, Shannon. Austenland. A New Yorker secretly memorable Christmas. St. Martin's Press, 1993. $15.00
obsessed with Mr Darcy goes to an estate in England, kind of a
12184 Thompson, Emma. The Sense & Sensibility Screenplay &
Jane Austen theme park. The game involves pretending to be in
Diaries. Full screenplay with photos, Emma's diary during filiming
Regency times, including wearing the clothes and playing the
for behind-the-scenes info. USED. Hb $10.00, Paper $8.00
part. So what are the men up to? NY, 2007, Hb, dj. New low
price. NEW. $14.00 11499 Trees, Andrew. Academy X. A teacher at an elite private
school tries to teach Jane Austen's Emma while dealing with his
11994 Henderson, Lauren. Jane Austen's Guide to Dating.
own romantic crisis. A clever use of Austen's wit and genius in a
"Which Jane Austen character are you most like? Complete the
modern novel. NEW. $21.00

M10115 A&E Biography: Jane Austen. Features


Movies M10125 The Jane Austen Collection. Northanger
Claudia Johnson, Joan Klingel Ray, Stephanie Barron, Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Mansfield
Gurinder Chadha (Bride and Prejudice Director) talks about Park, Emma, Sense and Sensibility. 1971 through
parallels between Austen's England and modern Indian culture. 1987. BBC series includes lovely leading ladies Elizabeth Garvie,
Azar Nafisi (author of Reading Lolita in Tehran) discusses reading Sabrina Franklyn, Clare Higgins, Priscilla Morgan, Natalie Ogle,
as a subversive activity in Iran. Excerpts from some of the popular more favorites. DVD (North America region). Released 2004. $42.00
modern films throughout. $12.00
M10002 Pride and Prejudice. Starring Elizabeth Garvie & David
M10107 Movie - DVD - Pride & Prejudice 10th Anniversary Rintoul. Is there any better way to relax than to curl up in your
Limited Collector's Edition. Starring Colin Firth & Jennifer Ehle. 3 "I Dream of Darcy" pajamas with a bowl of popcorn and Fay
DVD set widescreen w/120p souvenir "making of" book. Packaged Weldon's delightfully witty adaptation of your favorite book.
in green cloth gilt case. Sale, $38.00 BBC 1980. Remastered & released on DVD 2004. $12.00
M10108 Movie - DVD - Mansfield Park. Widescreen. Directed by M10119 A&E Biography: Susan B. Anthony. The first woman on a
Patricia Rozema. Miramax, 1999. 112 minutes. Controversial US coin, Anthony fought tirelessly for suffrage, America's first civil
among Austen purists - among other liberties with the novel, casts rights movement. DVD. $20.00
Fanny as a bold author-in-training. Beautiful film & intelligent take
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This fall, delight to young Jane Austen’s works…
AB 10001 The Beautifull Cassandra and Other Early Writings. Read by Teresa Gallagher. A most delightful
presentation of Jane Austen's juvenilia! We can shut our eyes and imagine we are listening to young Jane
herself reading to the family at Steventon. Interludes of music Jane Austen played are spaced between the
pieces, performed on the piano at Chawton Cottage. Includes Jack and Alice, Mr Harley, Henry and Eliza,
Amelia Webster, and A History of England, as well as the title piece. With introduction by Jean Bowden
(retired curator of Jane Austen House). Crimson Cats, 2006. 79 minutes on one CD. $18.00

…and thrill to high-seas adventure!


AB 10096 Authentic Narrative of the Death of Lord Nelson. Read by Edward Kelsey. William Beatty, M.D.
joined the HMS Victory as a surgeon in 1804. His account of the most famous of all British sea battles was
an instant success when published in 1807. Here it has been skillfully adapted by Grant Eustace to put you
in the midst of the action at Trafalgar, during this stirring moment of naval history. 72 minutes. $18.00

These audio books have quickly become favorites of ours. Whether driving, working, or simply in the mood to hear
great stories, these brilliant CDs fill you with the Regency spirit! Both of these fantastic audio books are available in
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