A Fancy New Edition of Pride and Prejudice Is In Bookstores Now

Thomas Nelson Publishing
Thomas Nelson Publishing

Jane Austen’s romance novel Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813 in three volumes and limited to an initial run of just 1500 copies. One original set sold for $46,000 at auction in 2018. If that’s out of your price range, you might want to consider a new version offered by publisher Thomas Nelson. Its collector’s edition, with a new laser-cut dust jacket, went on sale in October and is available for $29.99.

Thomas Nelson Publishing

The revisiting of the book features a laser-cut cover with the outlines of protagonists Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, who appear to be at odds before recognizing they’re made for each other. The title is foil-stamped in the book cover itself. Thomas Nelson plans on a print run of just 10,000 copies, each of them numbered.

Limited editions of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, and Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities are also part of the publisher’s winter assortment. The book can be ordered at the Thomas Nelson store or on Amazon for $29.99.

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