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Romance Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey (Illustrated). v5. 22 Dec 2013
#1  HarryT 04-15-2007, 09:40 AM
A fully illustrated version of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey", with 24 full-page watercolour illustrations by C.E.Brock.

"Northanger Abbey" is the story of the young and naive Catherine Morland and her venture into the complexities of adult social life. It takes a tongue-in-cheek view of a girl's ideas of romance and adventure formed by reading Gothic novels, and how, with a series of very entertaining episodes that result in anti-climaxes, Catherine realises that real life is different to fiction.

Illustrations are used, with thanks, from http://www.mollands.net and http://www.solitary-elegance.com. Both these web sites are great resources for all fans of Jane Austen!

Enjoy!

EDIT: 3 Mar 08

Recreated the book with improved layout and formatting. Uploaded v2.

EDIT: 3 Apr 08

MR user "dynabook" sent me a list of errata and helpful suggestions for stylistic improvements (eg systematically replacing "the general" by "the General", when referring to General Tilney). Fixed the errata and made the suggested improvements. Uploaded v3.

EDIT: 10 Aug 08

Replaced the cover with a greatly improved one. Thanks to Paul Durrant for this.

EDIT: 22 Dec 13

Thoroughly proofed and revised. Numerous errors and omissions restored. Added the "Biographical Note" written by Jane's brother, Henry, that appeared in the original posthumous publication of the book. I would now regard this as a finished work, so if you find any error, no matter how small, please let me know. Uploaded v5.

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#2  HarryT 03-03-2008, 08:07 AM
Recreated the book with improved layout and formatting. Uploaded v2.
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#3  HarryT 04-03-2008, 03:32 AM
MR user "dynabook" sent me a list of errata and helpful suggestions for stylistic improvements (eg systematically replacing "the general" by "the General", when referring to General Tilney). Fixed the errata and made the suggested improvements. Uploaded v3.
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#4  HarryT 08-10-2008, 05:35 AM
Replaced the cover with a greatly improved one. Thanks to Paul Durrant for this.
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#5  QBColleen 11-01-2008, 04:29 PM
I just found this site last night. Thrilled to be able to download .lrf's as I have til now only used .rtf's or converted .pdf"s/lit's....I can't download from Sony as they say I need windows Vista (I have win 2000).

Is there a "converter" for making lrf's (converting .txt/.rtf's to .lrf's)...obviously yes...need link please.

I prefer my "reads" either in Ariel or verdana fonts...I hate new times font. So those here that I'm downloading I'd like to go in and change the font. Is there a way for ME to edit them.

This is a lot of "needy" requests...but someone's advice would be greatly appreciated.

mailto:queenbeecolleen@msn.com


Thanks in advance, Colleen

PS. I've had my 505 since Feb '08...don't think I want a 700 if the resolution/contrast isn't as good as 505.
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#6  HarryT 12-22-2013, 07:53 AM
Thoroughly proofed and revised. Numerous errors and omissions restored. Added the "Biographical Note" written by Jane's brother, Henry, that appeared in the original posthumous publication of the book. I would now regard this as a finished work, so if you find any error, no matter how small, please let me know. Uploaded v5.
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