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Jane Austen in Bath

Laura Marie Roberts Ragg

Jane Austen in Bath

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Bath (England),
  • Bath, England,
  • England,
  • Bath.
    • Subjects:
    • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Bath,
    • Novelists, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Bath,
    • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Literary landmarks -- England -- Bath,
    • Bath (England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century,
    • Bath, England -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Laura M. Ragg.
      SeriesThe Saint George series.
      LC ClassificationsPR4036 .R2 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4715145M
      ISBN 100849222761
      LC Control Number78001427

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Period maps and illustrations, as well /5(17). Jane Austen lived in Bath for a few years after her father retired and this book takes the reader on walks that include houses where Austen lived and walks undertaken by characters in Northanger Abbey and Persuasion/5(19).

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About the Author. Katharine Reeve is an editor and writer. She is former Editorial Director and History Commissioning Editor at Oxford University Press.

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The Jane Austen Centre offers a snapshot of what it would be like to live in the Regency times - the fashion, food, society - everything that would have inspired Austen’s timeless novels.

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