The Royal Mail has announced that it is to release a set of commemorative stamps to celebrate the anniversary of the first publication of Jane Austen’s most famous novel Pride and Prejudice; which has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
Elizabeth playing the piano. Illustration by Anna and Elena Balbusso. Introduction by Sebastian Faulks. Pride and Prejudice. Folio Society, London, “You mean to frighten me, Mr. Darcy, by coming in all this state to hear me?
Barbara Brown ~ Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen stamps, issued 22 October - Emma & Mr Woodhouse (Emma), - Catherine Morland (Northanger Abbey), - Mr Darcy (Pride and Prejudice), - Mary and Henry Crawford (Mansfield Park).
Marking the bicentenary of the birth of Jane Austen