444
444

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Brontë, Charlotte]
JANE EYRE. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. EDITED BY CURRER BELL. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1847
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
444

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Brontë, Charlotte]
JANE EYRE. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. EDITED BY CURRER BELL. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1847
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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[Brontë, Charlotte]
JANE EYRE. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. EDITED BY CURRER BELL. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1847
8vo, 3 volumes, FIRST EDITION, half-titles, without the publisher's advertisements,  light brown half calf, with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheat sheaf stamp in gilt on upper cover, spine gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges red, browning, boards soiled with abrasions, restoration to spine label of Vol III, spines sunned, bumped
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Provenance

stamp on binding of Richard Monckton Milnes, first baron Houghton (1809-1885); his son Robert Milnes, marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), bookplate; by descent to his daughter Mary, duchess of Roxburghe

Literature

Smith 2; Wise 3

Catalogue Note

First edition of the author's first published novel.

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