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Jane Austen


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Mansfield Park, first edition in boards, 1814.

Akermann's Repository

The Peacock Edition (Pride and Prejudice. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen,1894.)

Alberta H. Burke

Nancy Magnuson, college librarian

By Juliette Wells, Associate Professor of English, Goucher College

Pride & Prejudice: A 200 Year Affair, 2013 exhibit, Goucher College Library


Lily Sage, amazing student assistant

Mr. Collins Mouse

Home Page Intro

The internationally recognized Jane Austen Collection at Goucher College includes first, rare, and unique editions of Austen’s novels; translations in over 40 languages; works by Austen’s contemporaries; and biographies, critical works, and adaptations.  ♦  Supporting the collection is a significant number of works from the English Georgian and Regency periods, including periodicals and a fine collection of color plate books and the official records of the Jane Austen Society (JASNA).
Located in the Special Collections & Archives Department at Goucher College, the Jane Austen Collection is open to the Goucher community and the public for research or related purposes.  *The collection is not on permanent display.*


Emma in America    Learn about and read a digital facsimile of the very rare 1816 Philadelphia Emma--Austen's first novel published in America and the only one during her lifetime.

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