Emma was Jane Austen’s fourth completed novel to be published and was the last to be published in her life time.
It was dedicated, rather against her judgement, to the Prince of Wales( later to become George IV) and published by John Murray in 1815 , though the frontispiece of the first edition states that the date it was first published was 1816.
Here is a link to the e-text of the novel : Emma
Here are links to Austen Only Posts about Emma:
Jane Austen ‘s Life and Times
The Life and Times of Jane Austen’s Characters in Emma
Food in Emma