Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

originally published:
London : T. Egerton
January 1813

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 12/16/1775
died: 7/18/1817
born as: Jane Austen

English writer who first gave the novel its distinctly modern character through her treatment of ordinary people in everyday life. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature