Book Raffle: Life in the Country (autographed)

February 2, 2011 at 1:35 am (books, news, research) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )


To Celebrate the birthdays of
Mary Gosling and Charles Joshua Smith,
Two Teens in the Time of Austen
announces its first book raffle.
The gift that’s up for grabs?
An autographed copy of the British Library edition of

 Life in the Country: with Quotations by Jane Austen
& Silhouettes by her nephew
James Edward Austen Leigh

**This copy is signed by Joan Klingel Ray, Maggie Lane and Freydis Jane Welland**

**This copy is signed by Joan Klingel Ray, Maggie Lane and Freydis Jane Welland**

Edited by Freydis Jane Welland and Eileen Sutherland, book contents include:

“Jane Austen and Her Family”
Maggie Lane

“The Silhouette Art of James Edward Austen Leigh”
Joan Klingel Ray

Silhouettes
James Edward Austen Leigh

Quotations
Jane Austen

 with an afterword by Joan Austen Leigh

– To enter –

  • Mention and link to this contest through any social media – blogs, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, forums, message boards, comments on other blog sites.
  • Email your social networking link to SmithandGosling [at] gmail [dot] com.
  • Mail $1.00 plus the entry ticket you then receive to the address provided in the reply. The equivalent in foreign currency – 1$CN, 1€, 1£ etc – also accepted.

All monies collected will fund microfilm purchases for the furtherance of this project; sponsors will be recognized online and in print.

The raffle opens today — February 2nd, Mary Gosling’s 211th birthday and closes May 31st, Charles Joshua Smith’s 211th birthday. The winner will be announced on June 6, 2011.

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