Book #56228

A Portrait of Jane Austen

David Cecil

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: New York: Hill and Wang, 1978.

Price: $60.00

A Fine edition in a dust-jacket that has some wear to the edges, in otherwise Nearly Fine condition.

David Cecil's A Portrait of Jane Austen is an exhaustive and highly readable exploration of the life and work of one of the most beloved authors in history. The book is divided into seven chapters, each of which looks at a different aspect of Austen's life and work. Cecil provides insights and analysis not found elsewhere, and his lively writing makes the book an enjoyable and informative read.; 8vo; 208 pages; $6.00.