Published by The Folio Society, London, 1989. The book is in very good condition, with tan cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine and black portrait silhouette to front board, as well as being within its cream card slipcase with black silhouette to front. The book is illustrated in black and white, with one coloured reproduction at the title page.
Austen-Leigh's famous biography of his aunt Jane Austen with an introduction by Fay Weldon. It is more than a memoir of Austen, though that is rewarding enough, the book is a look back over an urbane mid-Victorian shoulder to the customs and manners of Georgian times.
A Memoir of Jane Austen by J.E. Austen-Leigh
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