By a Lady: First Editions of the Novels of Jane Austen – The Cataloguer‘s Desk – Laura Massey
In spite of becoming a twentieth-century pop-culture phenomenon, the inspiration for numerous romantic films and chick-lit publications, Jane Austen remains one of literature’s most significant novelists. Today, in honour of International Women’s Day, we’ll push aside the accumulated sentiment to look at Jane Austen as writer and author, and examine the publishing history of her novels.
Check out the history of her novels, plus surviving first editions! They’re all in amazing condition.