In Original Boards

Emma: A Novel. In Two Volumes. By Miss Austen ….

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833.

Price: $15,000.00


About the item

Second American edition, one of 1250 copies printed. 214, [2, blanks]; 222, [2, blanks] pp. 2 vols. 12mo. In Original Boards. Original muslin backed boards, printed spine labels, untrimmed. Spine faded, label to vol. II with loss, textblocks somewhat foxed, with occasional marginal flaws. Owner signature of Sarah Wright in ink on flyleaf, in pencil on title of vol. I, and as S.G. Wright at head of first page of text in vol. II. Very good. Gilson B7.

Item #263370

The earliest obtainable American printing of Emma (the 1816 first American edition is known in 3 copies), in choice and unsophisticated condition.