single page item is a reproduction of the first page of Jane
Austens classic story, Pride and Prejudice. It makes
for a terrific piece to frame and decorate a study or bedroom!
page is standard 8.5" x 11" in size and has been
hand antiqued via our own unique paper aging process to achieve
a look you wont find anywhere else.
actual page contains the following text (though please note
that the formatting and font will be different as viewed on
this page see photo for exact formatting and look!):
is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in
possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on
his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well
fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is
considered as the rightful property of some one or other of
dear Mr. Bennet, said his lady to him one day, have
you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?
Bennet replied that he had not.
it is, returned she; for Mrs. Long has just been
here, and she told me all about it.
Bennet made no answer.
not you want to know who has taken it? cried his wife
want to tell me, and I have no objection to hearing it.
was invitation enough.
my dear, you must know, Mrs. Long says that Netherfield is
taken by a young man of large fortune from the north of England;
that he came down on Monday in a chaise and four to see the
place, and was so much delighted with it that he agreed with
Mr. Morris immediately; that he is to take possession before
Michaelmas, and some of his servants are to be in the house
by the end of next week.
antiqued paper is delicately laced with a subtle hint of gold
in the creases creating an almost magical look. (Although
its difficult to catch with a camera, you can see in
the image below how the shimmering is caught in the light)
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