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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Brontë, Charlotte]
THE PROFESSOR. A TALE. BY CURRER BELL. SMITH, ELDER & CO., 1857
LOT SOLD. 1,225 GBP
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445

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Brontë, Charlotte]
THE PROFESSOR. A TALE. BY CURRER BELL. SMITH, ELDER & CO., 1857
LOT SOLD. 1,225 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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[Brontë, Charlotte]
THE PROFESSOR. A TALE. BY CURRER BELL. SMITH, ELDER & CO., 1857
8vo, 2 volumes, first edition, half-titles, lacking advertisements at end of both volumes, [together with;]

Gaskell, E. Life of Charlotte Bronte. Smith, Elder & Co., 1857. 8vo, 2 volumes, half-titles, with 5 pp. newspaper article on the 'Death of Currer Bell' pasted down between half-title and title page of vol I., [with, bound at the back of vol. II.] John Skelton ("Shirley"), 'Charlotte Bronte', Fraser’s Magazine for Town and Country, Vol. 55, 1857; and W. P. P., Jottings on Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1856, [also with, loose in vol II.] manuscript poem “This last day of November…” on Bretton Park, Wakefield headed paper

each volume uniformly bound black half calf with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheat sheaf stamp in gilt on upper cover, spine gilt , marbled endpapers, all edges red, minor browning, with abrasions to covers, some soiling to spines, bumped (4)


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Provenance

Richard Monckton Milnes, first Baron Houghton (1809-1885), wheatsheaf stamp on binding; his son Robert, Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), armorial bookplate; his daughter Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

Literature

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English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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