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Title: Duologues and Scenes from the Novels of Jane Austen. Arranged and Adapted for Drawing-Room Performance. (Duologues from Jane Austen's Novels. )
Description: London, J.M. Dent. 1895, First Edition. Hard Cover. Ill.: Miss Fletcher. 139 pp, 6 7/8" H. Pale green cloth with gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board. Tissue-covered frontispiece and decorated title page. 7 additional plates with descriptions of the costumes on the facing pages. Preface by Rosina Filippi and a short essay on costumes. The duologues: Literary Tastes - Catherine Morland and Isabella Thorpe (in the Pump Room, Bath), "Northanger Abbey"; The Settlement Question - Mr and Mrs John Dashwood, "Sense and Sensibility"; The Read-ing of Jane Fairfax's Letter - Miss Bates and Emma, "Emma"; A Strawberry Picnic - Mrs Elton and Mr Knightley, "Emma"; Three Loves - Emma and Harriet, and Emma and Mr Knightley, "Emma"; The Proposal of Mr Collins - Mrs Bennet, Elizabeth Bennet, and Mr. Collins, "Pride and Prejudice"; Lady Catherine's Visit - Lady Catherine and Elizabeth Bennet, "Pride and Prejudice". Some separation at two places between page gatherings - pages are still firmly held in binding, very light browning in margins of pages, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, previous owner's name and date in ink on front free endpaper, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light browning to spine, wrinkling/waviness in cloth on boards, light soiling to boards, tiny bump at corners. Good/No Jacket.

Keywords: Jane Austen, English Novelists, Women Novelists, 18th Century, 19th Century, English Novels, Northanger Abbey, Catherine Morland, Isabella Thorpe, Sense and Sensibility, John Dashwood, Emma, Jane Fairfax, Mrs Elton, Mr Knightley, Pride and Prejudice, Eliz

Price: US$ 75.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29778

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