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Description - Chawton House Library by Curators of the Chawton House Library

Set in the quintessentially English manor house that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother Edward, Chawton House Library is an internationally respected research and learning centre for the study of women's writing from 1600 to 1820. Visitors can wander around the beautiful gardens - hazy with bees and pollen in the summer - and explore the house; they may access the unique collection of women's writing to study the eclectic history of women's penmanship or explore the fascinating, flawlessly restored house. This book will be a valuable guide, providing an historical tour of the house, including information about the portraits on display and rare books from the collection. SELLING POINTS: A valuable guide to an internationally respected research and learning centre for the study of women's writing from 1600 to 1820 A collection of rare texts by women writers, kept in a beautiful house that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother Edward Extra publicity from Jane Austen's house is expected to increase visitor numbers 60 colour

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781785510366
ISBN-10: 1785510363
Format: Paperback / softback
(190mm x 165mm x 0mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Curators of the Chawton House Library

Gillian Dow is the director of Chawton House Library.

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