Jane Austen treasures

An extremely rare first edition of Jane Austen’s Emma, given by the author to her admired fellow novelist Maria Edgeworth, is to be offered in a Sotheby’s London sale in December. Moreover, the family’s Wedgwood dinner set, which Jane Austen helped to choose, and would herself have used on countless occasions, will also be auctioned. The set has been in family ownership since purchase and is an exceptional opportunity to acquire a unique component of Austen family life. Read full story.

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