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BRONTË, Emily.]

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1848 (1848)

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Item Description: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1848, 1848. Duodecimo. Publisher's plum wavy-grain cloth, covers with elaborate overall design blocked in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Housed in a dark brown flat back cloth solander box. Cloth just a little worn at extremities, spotting to the lower board, foxing to endpapers and sporadically in the text, largely to the prelims, overall a very good copy. Second edition overall, and the first American edition, published in April 1848, at 75 cents, with the publisher's misattribution on the title page of this book to Charlotte Brontë. The second English edition was not published until December 1850. The first edition, with Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey, was rushed out by Thomas Cautley Newby in December 1847, in the wake of the unexpected success of Jane Eyre, published by Newby's rivals, Smith Elder. Newby then embarked on an advertising campaign to confuse the identity of the three Bell "brothers", suggesting that all the novels were the work of one person: hence the mistaken attribution on the title page here. Symington, Shakespeare Head Brontë, p. 100 (describing slightly variant binding). Bookseller Inventory # 68016

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BRONTE, Emily

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1848)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1848. Wraps. First American Edition. Two octavo (5-1/4" x 7-11/16") volumes in the original printed wrappers. First published in England in December 1847, this American edition was published in April 1848 simultaneously in wrappers (two volumes at 25 cents each) and in cloth (one volume at 75 cents), with copies in cloth much more common than those in wrappers. It was this American edition which led to the "unmasking" of the Brontes. The author is wrongly identified on the covers and the title page as being that of "JANE EYRE," which was also first published in 1847 but was of course by Emily's sister, Charlotte. Harper & Brothers, acting on the assumption of Thomas Newby, the Bronte's British publisher, that the sisters (writing under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell) were, in fact, one person, saw nothing untoward in attributing WUTHERING HEIGHTS to the "author of JANE EYRE." It was to clear up this misunderstanding that the Brontes made their dramatic 1848 visit to their British publishers to reveal their true identity. The various film adaptations of the novel include the classic 1939 version directed by William Wyler and starring Laurence Olivier as Heathcliff and Merle Oberon as Cathy. It was voted best film of the year by the New York Film Critics in preference to the Oscar-garlanded GONE WITH THE WIND. The English Edition of the previous year will set you back an easy 6 figures. Spine and rear cover of the first part in expert facsimile. The second part with expert repairs to the spine and rear cover. Some soiling and foxing to covers and contents. Generally Very Good and exceptionally scarce in the wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # 016971

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ELLIS and ACTON BELL, [pseuds. BRONTE (E) and BRONTE (A)]. CURRER BELL [pseud. BRONTE (C)], intro.

Published by Smith Elder & Co. 1850 (1851)

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Item Description: Smith Elder & Co. 1850, 1851. 2 works in one vol., 8vo., Second Edition, endpapers very lightly age-marked; original chocolate cloth, sides elaborately blocked and lettered in blind, backstrip blocked in blind and lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers, uncut, hinges starting but binding entirely sound, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy in wholly unrestored publisher's binding, the whole now preserved in custom-made solander case. With the contemporary binder's ticket of Westley of London mounted on rear paste-down. Complete with the review leaf before first half-title. This edition was published in December 1850 but the title date of 'a large proportion' of copies was altered to 1851 to render them more suitable for the forthcoming year (see Wise, p. 104). This is evidently a slightly later issue, in Westley's chocolate cloth rather than the 'claret' given by Wise, and with the 16pp publisher's catalogue bound in at rear dated December 1855. 'This new edition of 'Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey' is a book of very considerable literary importance. Not only does it contain (pp. vii-xvi) Charlotte's 'Biographical Notice' of her two sisters, together with (pp. xvii-xxiv) a Preface to 'Wuthering Heights'; it also includes a series of poems by both Emily and Anne which appeared in its pages for the first ime' (Wise, p.104). A SPLENDID IF SLIGHTLY AGED COPY OF THE EXTREMELY SCARCE SECOND EDITION IN WHOLLY UNRESTORED PUBLISHER'S BINDING. NCBEL III p.866; Wise 2 (pp.103-106). Bookseller Inventory # 12136

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Harper and Brothers (1848)

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Item Description: Harper and Brothers, 1848. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First American Edition. An attractive copy of this rare first edition bound in leather boards, with gold lettering and matching headbands. The text has staining and foxing throughout. Otherwise, a lovely copy of this first edition with all the first issue points. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-710849029

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1848)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1848. Hard Cover Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very good, unrestored copy in original publisher's cloth. Blind stamped cloth covers with gold stamped spine. Occasional light foxing with through stains to bottom of pages 73-76. Text still readable. Wrinkling to bottom edge of pages 253-258. Missing half of rear free endpaper. Light water staining to foredge through page 109. Sound binding. Fraying and tears to cloth of spine ends with 1.5" tears to cloth on top and bottom edges of spine. Faint, former owner's name on free endpaper. 288 pages; 19 cm. Bookseller Inventory # 026123

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BRONTE, Emily)

Published by Harper and Brothers, New York (1848)

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Item Description: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1848. Hardcover. First American edition. Publisher's brown cloth, decorated and embossed in blind, and decorated and titled in gilt on the spine. Contemporary owner's name of Edwin Troxley Freedley ("E.T. Freedley May 12 / 48"), lacks the rear free endpaper, spine cloth worn down to the text block at the crown, some evidence (albeit small) of repair to the cloth on the spine, some foxing in the text, a good copy. Freedley was a Philadelphia-born author, mostly on business and technological subjects, particularly his important and bestselling *Practical Treatise on Business* (1852). A realistic alternative for collectors seeking the British edition, of which only a handful of copies have been offered in the past three decades, and which costs in excess of $150,000 when found. See this book in 3D on our site. Bookseller Inventory # 99179

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BRONTË, Emily and Balthus.

Published by NY: Limited Editions Club, (1993)

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Item Description: NY: Limited Editions Club, 1993. First edition. First edition. Elephant folio. 208 pp. Fine in full gray-green goatskin with the title stamped to the front cover. Fine publisher's clamshell case (one tiny bump to top edge) with inset printed leather spine label. Illustrated with fifteen lithographs by Balthus, with his afterword. One of 300 numbered copies on Arches paper SIGNED by Balthus. Club Newsletter specific to this volume laid-in. Bookseller Inventory # 52469

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BRONTE, Emily

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1993)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1993. Hardcover. Balthus (illustrator). Folio (12-3/4" x 16-1/2") bound in goatskin leather dyed grey-green to evoke the Yorkshire moors and housed in a cloth slipcase with leather spine label. Illustrated with 15 drawings by the artist Balthus which were begun in 1933 when he was 25 for an edition of WUTHERING HEIGHTS that did not materialize. Balthus, in his eighties, agreed to have the entire suite presented for the first time if the publication was strictly limited. The drawings were turned into lithographs and printed on fine Japanese paper and then mounted on mould-made paper from France uniquely watermarked with the coat of arms of Balthus's family: Klossowski de Rola. Copy #188 of only 300 copies SIGNED by the artist and with an afterword by him as well. Monthly Letter laid in. Fine in a Fine clamshell box, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 017281

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Harper & Bros., Pul. (1852)

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Item Description: Harper & Bros., Pul., 1852. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First American edition. Publisher mistakenly states "by Author of Jane Eyre" which is her sister Charlotte. Boards worn, spine cracked at edges. Previous owners name and date of Sept. 18th, 1852 on ffep. Bookseller Inventory # LmsxxBR61

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BRONTË, Charlotte, Emily & Anne.

Published by Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911 (1911)

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Item Description: Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911, 1911. 12 volumes, octavo (207 × 138 mm). Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in blue calf, titles and elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards with cornerpieces, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spines and headcaps ever so slightly rubbed, an excellent set. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. The Thornton edition. A particularly handsome set of the Brontës' novels illustrated with photographs of places associated with the sisters. Bookseller Inventory # 95481

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Harper and Brothers (1848)

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Item Description: Harper and Brothers, 1848. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1848. 288 pp. First American Edition, with publisher's misattribution on the title page "by the Author of Jane Eyre." Previous owner corrected the mistake in pen. Later binding, with marbled boards and half leather, rather worn with a slight lean to spine. The binding job appears a bit shoddy, with some exposed super. Missing front and rear end papers, which may have been used as the paste downs. Title page is torn and creased, missing a piece at the top, and with an association stamp. Inscription on front paste down, and a doodle or two in pencil and pen. Heavy foxing to end papers and from about pages 64-84, and more moderate elsewhere. Overall, a good copy with wear commensurate with age. Bookseller Inventory # 140831011

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Bronte, Emily

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ISBN 10: 0175565759 ISBN 13: 9780175565757

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Item Description: Nelson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0175565759 Used book. Previously owned and is blemished. Cover rubbed w/ corner and binding wear. Interior page markings (highlighting/writing) and owner's name. An inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. Textblock has a marking. Bookseller Inventory # 0175565759

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Bronte Emily and BELL Ellis and Acton

Published by Bernhard Tauchnitz (1851)

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Item Description: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1851. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 336pp + 316pp. Two volumes rebound recently as one. A new edition revised, with a biographical notice of the authors, a selection from their literary remains, and a preface by Currer Bell'. Clean, tight and bright, a lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 057825

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BRONTE (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne).

Published by Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905 (1905)

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Item Description: Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905, 1905. The Thornton Edition. 12 volumes; 8vo. Illustrated. Handsomely bound in recent brown half morocco with burgundy title label, gilt titles and gilt tooling to spines, brown cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A little foxing to the general title pages and light and occasional to edges. A very attractive set. Bookseller Inventory # 43376

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BRONTË, Emily.

Published by New York: Random House, 1931 (1931)

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Item Description: New York: Random House, 1931, 1931. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and centre tool to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. With 12 wood engravings by Clare Leighton. Limited edition of 450 copies signed by Leighton. Bookseller Inventory # 74689

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Harper & Brothers, NYC (1848)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, NYC, 1848. 3/4 Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. First American Edition. This is a VG hardcover first American edition by Harper in 1848. Modest foxing. It is bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards as the second book in a two books in one binding. The first book is Headley's Letters from Italy, Wiley and Putnam's Library of American Books, dated 1846. The binding which looks like 1848 is lacking the front and rear flyleaf. With all 288 pages of Wuthering Heights. With gold on black leather spine labels for both books. Photos on request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 066671

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Bronte, Emily

Published by Longman (1995)

ISBN 10: 0582088852 ISBN 13: 9780582088856

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Item Description: Longman, 1995. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0582088852

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BRONTË, Charlotte, Emily & Anne.

Published by London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1922 (1922)

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Item Description: London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1922, 1922. 6 volumes, octavo (189 × 125 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in red half calf, burgundy and green morocco labels, elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Some partial browning to endpapers, some mottling to one board, an excellent set. With coloured illustrations. A particularly handsome set of the Brontë sister's novels. Bookseller Inventory # 81819

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BRONTË, Emily.

Published by London: Duckworth, 1931 (1931)

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Item Description: London: Duckworth, 1931, 1931. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full crimson morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, inner dentelles gilt, black endpapers, top edge gilt. A fine copy. With 12 wood engravings by Clare Leighton. First Duckworth edition. Bookseller Inventory # 40302

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BRONTË, Emily.

Published by New York: Random House, 1931 (1931)

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Item Description: New York: Random House, 1931, 1931. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles to spine, raised bands, twin rule to boards, floral endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 wood engravings by Clare Leighton. First Leighton trade edition. Bookseller Inventory # 94935

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BRONTE] SMITH, PERCY JOHN DELF -

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Item Description: SERIES OF ORIGINAL DRYPOINTS Five Original drypoints, entitled "Wuthering Heights". Published by Colnaghi & Co., 1923. Edition of only 25 signed proofs. 1. The Three Withens. Signed & titled beneath image. Image size: 10 x 8". Mounted. 2. The Path to Wuthering Heights. Signed & titled beneath image. Image size: 10 x 8". Mounted. 3. Wuthering Heights. Signed & titled beneath image. Image size: 8 x 10". 4. The Threshold of Wuthering Heights. Signed & titled beneath image. (Some marking to edge of mount). Image size: 8 x 10". Mounted. 5. Passing Storms. Signed & titled beneath image. Image size: 8 x 10". Mounted. v. nice set. Percy Smith was principally a calligrapher and book designer. He studied under Edward Johnston at the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts from 1900-1902 and subsequently became a lecturer there at the same time as Eric Gill. Smith had a perticular interest in Emily Brontë and Wuthering Heights and Haworth generally. Between about 1922 and 1948 he executed many drawings of Haworth, the moorland and places of Brontë interest. Poems of Emily Bronte, published by Curwen Press in 1923 contains fleurons and decorative devices by Smith. His major Brontë work is undoubtedly a notable set of five drypoints entitled "Wuthering Heights", published by Colnaghi's in an edition of 25 in 1923. His wife Dr. Ellen Marian Delf-Smith, has written about these drypoints as follows:".In 1922 and 1923, my husband's visits to the Bronte country around Haworth re-awakened his feeling for Emily Brontë and for Wuthering Heights, the scene of her most famous novel.The five Drypoints which were the result of these visits were in later years described to me by my husband in the following words:I. THE THREE WITHENSView as approached from Stanbury,II. THE PATH TO WUTHERING HEIGHTSFollowing along the same path, passing through the gateway shadowed by three trees, continuing beyond the small stream which flows across the pathway, and then turning to look back. The viewpoint lies between the lower and middle Withens. These buildings no longer exist, but the spot may easily be found.III. WUTHERING HEIGHTSNear view of the Upper Withens seen from the south, i.e. after passing beyond the house as first approached from Stanbury.IV. THRESHOLD TO WUTHERING HEIGHTSThis may be regarded as a close-up view of the porch which forms the gloomy threshold of the building. The sinister gnarled tree no longer stands, the doors and windows have been walled up, but the dreary forbidding aspect still remains.V. PASSING STORMSPassing beyond the wall seen on the left in Wuthering Heights, and following the rising ground towards the West, and looking back, the house is seen almost end on, the characteristic trees, now on the right, the whole obscured by passing storms. To the right, the view is down the valley which, some distance lower down, leads to the so-called "Brontë Waterfalls".The five subjects reflect the atmosphere - serene, stormy or even sinister, of the Brontë moors, (During our visit I saw the sheets of rain depicted in the Drypoint "Passing Storms" and once also the incredible towering cloud depicted in "The Three Withens"). They are also extremely accurate representations of the moors as they still were in 1932 when I visited the area for the first time; the "Three Withens" were still recognisable, but the lowermost had collapsed and the grass was encroaching upon the foundations: the heavy slates of the roof of the middle Withens were sagging deeply; the leafy branch of the Hawthorn adjoining the uppermost buildings ("Wuthering Heights" seen and depicted in 1923) had been lopped, the roof of the building was sagging and, according to a warning on the building, was considered as a risk to man or beast entering.On our last visit in 1947, the roof of the middle Withen had fallen in, the upper Withen was now boarded up as being in a dangerous state and was clearly being allowed to decay. We were told that a local water board used the moors as a catchme. Bookseller Inventory # 11817

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Emily Bronte and Anne Bronte

Published by Scribner, Welford and Co., New York. (1873)

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Item Description: Scribner, Welford and Co., New York., 1873. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Illustrated Edition. Scribner, Welford and Co., New York 1873. A very interesting book and certainly wonderful reading for just about anyone. This book has the deep blue and mottled bluish front and back hardcovers. The covers exhibit some color loss at its outer edges but in general, it is a very good book. All of the original 488 pages are present and in excellent condition, no folds, no stains, no splits, and, this book is from a smoke free home, clean and crisp and ready for an evening of your reading pleasure. It measures 5-3/4" by 8" vertical and as I mentioned with the other Bronte book I have listed, this one too is well worth having a professional book restoration person have a look at it and to bring it back to its original glorious condition, seems to me at least, to be well worth doing and a wonderful investment. Thank you for viewing. Bookseller Inventory # 7

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Bronte, Emily

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ISBN 10: 0460084526 ISBN 13: 9780460084529

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Item Description: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0460084526 Up for sale is a used book in good condition. This book has been previously owned and is blemished. The cover has some rubbing with corner and binding wear. The interior has page markings (highlighting/writing) and the previous owner's name. There is an inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. The textblock has a marking. Bookseller Inventory # 9780460084529

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Bronte, Charlotte.

Published by J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1922)

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Item Description: J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1922. Octavo, 6 volumes. Elegantly bound by Bayntun in three quarters red morocco. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, green morocco labels, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, top edge gilt. Each volume contains a hand colored illustration by Edmund Dulac. In near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4300

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BRONTE, Emily and Anne, Ellis and Acton Bell

Published by Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz Junior (1851)

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Item Description: Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz Junior, 1851. A New Edition Revised, with a Biographical Notice of the Authors, A Selection from their Literary Remains and a Preface by Currer Bell.TAUCHNITZ EDITION, 1851. Small 8vo, approximately 155 x 115 mm, 6 x 4½ inches, 2 volumes in 1, pages: First Volume, xx, half-title, title, Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, & Preface,1-316; Second Volume, half -title, title, 1-52, End of Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey, [2] Divisonal Title, [53-54], [55]-264, Selections [2] Divisonal Title, [267], 268-270, Poems by Ellis Bell [271] 272-312, last page blank except for printer's name, bound in full vellum, gilt lettered leather labels to spine, marbled endpapers. Vellum lifting from boards, but still securely attached, uneven pale browning to first few leaves, intermittent pale brown staining to some inner margins of second part, residue of clue on first free endpaper due to removal of label, small leather shield with gilt monogram pasted to top corner of first title page, occasional brown spot, otherwise a very good copy. A very early edition, published 3 years after the first edition of 1848. See: Tauchnitz International Editions in English 1841-1955 by William Todd and Ann Bowden, page 70, No, 201. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST. Bookseller Inventory # 15390

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Bronte, Emily

ISBN 10: 0582088852 ISBN 13: 9780582088856

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Item Description: Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001769230

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Charlotte Bronte (Currer Bell); Emily Bronte ( Ellis Bell); Anne Bronte (Acton Bell).

Published by Basil Blackwell / Houghton Mifflin, Oxford. (1931)

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Item Description: Basil Blackwell / Houghton Mifflin, Oxford., 1931. 11 volumes. Complete as issued. Additional volumes of correspondence etc, added later. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, green cloth, paper spine labels. A very good set over all, most volumes unread, partly uncut, number 389 of limited edition to 1000 copies. Illustrated by Jack Hewer with a total of 30 architectural and landscape views. Very slightly, (nearly invisible) rubbed. No foxing, no owners name nor marks, a very bright and tight set. Hervorragend erhalten. Bookseller Inventory # WM115

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Emily Bronte, Anne Bronte, Charlotte Bronte

Published by Dent, UK (1905)

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Item Description: Dent, UK, 1905. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Edmund Dulac (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 1st Edition Thus 1905. Un-common set. Ten Volume set of the works of the Bronte sisters. Includes all the novels. Six coloured plates per volume. A nice decorative gift set. All matching and bound in half leather and cloth with olive decoration art nouveau gilt work. .The books are very good with uniform darkening/dulling to spines. Cloth top edges slightly lightened. Edges rubbed in places. Nice tight un-cracked hinges. Contents good with light marking to a small number of pages. Moreo images can be taken upon request. Ref10503 Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 012588

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Bronte, Charlotte, Bronte, Emily, and Bronte, Anne Editor: Scott, Temple

Published by John Grant, Edinburgh (1911)

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Item Description: John Grant, Edinburgh, 1911. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Set. Illustrated (illustrator). Octavo, Gilt lettered and decorated cover and spine. Top edges are gilt. Charlotte (April 21, 1816 March 31, 1855), Emily (July 30, 1818 December 19, 1848) and Anne (January 17, 1820 May 28, 1849), were English writers of the 1840s and 1850s. Their novels caused a sensation when they were first published and were subsequently accepted into the canon of great English literature. Charlotte and Emily had written compulsively from early childhood and were first published, at their own expense, in 1846 as poets under the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. The book attracted little attention, selling only two copies. The sisters returned to prose, producing a novel each in the following year. Charlotte's Jane Eyre, Emily's Wuthering Heights and Anne's Agnes Grey were released in 1847 after their long search to secure publishers. The novels attracted great critical attention and steadily became best-sellers, but the sisters' careers were shortened by ill-health. Emily died the following year before she could complete another novel, and Anne published her second novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, in 1848, a year before her death. Upon publication Jane Eyre received the most critical and commercial success of all the Bronte works, continuing to this day. Charlotte's Shirley appeared in 1849 and was followed by Villette in 1853. Her first novel, The Professor, was published posthumously in 1857. The first biography of Charlotte was written by her friend Elizabeth Gaskell and published in 1857. A most handsome set. Bookseller Inventory # 025133

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Emily Bronte, Anne Bronte, Charlotte Bronte

Published by Riviere, UK (1920)

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Item Description: Riviere, UK, 1920. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good ++. No Jacket. Edmund Dulac (illustrator). New Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. New Edition Circa 1920. Undated. Produced and bound by Riviere. Includes Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Shirley, The Professor, Villette and Agnes Grey. Six volumes bound in three quarter calf and cloth, Colour Frontis in each volume by Dulac. . The books are very good++ with lightly marked but uniform and bright spine. Boards very bright. Contents very good. A nice set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 7595. Bookseller Inventory # 010618

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