EMMA - Jane Austen, 1961 - CLASSIC ENGLISH LITERATURE, ROMANCE, ILLUSTRATED
Book Details + Condition: Dodd, Mead & Company (New York). 1961. Hardcover with dust jacket. 344 pages. Illustrated edition of the classic novel EMMA by celebrated English author Jane Austen. This edition is illustrated with images "of the author and pictures from early editions of the book," according to the title page. First published in 1816, this novel tells the story of a wealthy young woman who acts as matchmaker for her peers while displaying ineptitude in her own romantic life. Includes an introduction by Victorian-era editor Frederic E. Faverty, a frontispiece portrait of the author by James Andrews, and original dust jacket. Firm binding; light discoloration to endpapers; interior is clean and free of markings save owner name to endpaper. Dust jacket shows normal aging and wear, with chipping and small tears to extremities.