Today is the 200th Anniversary of the first publication of Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. We can’t help but wonder what Ms. Austen would think of many a literary lady’s continued obsession with Mr. Darcy, or how the famous first line continues to be quoted in our modern society:

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

The three volume set first edition of Pride and Prejudice sold at Auction for over £100,000