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Jane Austen

16 September 2004Written by ATG Reporter

PART of a 12-vol. Winchester edition (1911-12) of the works of Jane Austen, bound in half red calf gilt by Sotherans, that made £3400 as part of the July 21 Lyon & Turnbull sale at Jordanstone.

In that same contents sale, a 64-vol. Constable edition of the works of Sir Walter Scott (1892-94), uniformly bound in half brown morocco gilt and green cloth boards, made £2800, while a collection of Thackeray first editions, the 19 works uniformly bound as 29 in full light tan polished calf gilt with coloured morocco lettering pieces, reached £3600.

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