Lot 54
  • 54

[Brontë, Charlotte]

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1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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1,500 GBP
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Description

  • [Brontë, Charlotte]
  • Shirley. A Tale. By Currer Bell. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1849
  • ink on paper
8vo (189 x 112mm.), 3 volumes, FIRST EDITION, 3-page advertisement for the third edition of Jane Eyre at end of volume 3, with volume 2, p.304 correctly numbered and with the error '"Well said he' in line 1 not corrected, contemporary half calf, spines gilt, red morocco lettering-pieces, lacking 16-page publisher's catalogue in volume 1, some wear to hinge of volume 2 with small tear at foot of gutter in first few pages

Provenance

B. Williams Ball, bookplate; F.W. Fitzwygram, inkstamp

Literature

Parrish, p.93; Sadleir 348; Smith 5
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