Countess of Dalhousie

The True University of these days is a collection of books.—Carlyle.
Ex Libris Frank J. Hogan

Countess of D- wife of the 9th Earl (1770-1838) who was Governor of Canada, Nova Scotia, ?? 1819-1828—this explains her owning this edition, which was unknown to G. Keynes when he compiled his Bibliography of Jane Austen, 1929.

Alberta H. Burke “Jane Lies at Winchester Blessed be her shade” —Rudyard Kipling 1775 1817


Goucher College Library’s celebration of the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s novel Emma featuring an exhibit, events, and a digital edition of the 1816 Philadelphia Emma, Austen’s first novel published in America.

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