Austen Papers

Object name: Austen Papers

Object number: CHWJA:JAHB148

Category: Books

Description: Austen Papers 1704-1856, edited by R.A. Austen-Leigh. Privately printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co 1942. Softcover.

Made: 1942

Context: This collection of material relating to the Austen family was edited by Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh, a great-grandson of James Austen, and privately published in 1942. It consists of 10 chapters featuring papers relating to a particular topic, including genealogy and family letters, with a conversational introduction. It was reprinted in 1995 as part of a five-volume set collectively entitled Jane Austen: Family History.

Further reading, see David Gilson’s A Bibliography of Jane Austen,  M691.

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