Currer Bell Collection: Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Professor & The Life Of Charlotte Bronte


Jane Eyre/Wuthering Heights/The Professor/The Life Of Charlotte Bronte

  • Details: Varying conditions of early editions by the Bronte sisters. Despite some wear to the covers, which is not unusual as they are some 160 years old, these books belonged to Mary Ann Gatenby  with her signature and date 1863/5. She was a member of a prominent family who lived in the midlands of Tasmania. Sold as a collection.
    • Jane Eyre by Currer Bell. New Edition.  viii, 467pp, 4pp pub advert.
    • Wuthering Heights by Ellis Bell plus Agnes Grey by Acton Bell. New Edition. xix, 446pp, 4pp pub ads.
    • The Professor by Currer Bell. To which are added the poems of Currer, Ellis & Acton Bell. iv, 436pp, 8pp pub ads.
    • The Life of Charlotte Bronte by E.C.Gaskell. viii, 441pp.1pp publishers ad. Original orange cloth lettered in black, printed yellow endpapers.
  • Condition: Jane Eyre covers very worn, lettering faded, some staining, back cover split at spine, hinges weak, contents fairly sound and clean. Wuthering Heights, covers and lettering worn, spine faded o/w contents clean and sound. The Professor, some wear to lettering o/w a good copy. The Life, lettering and spine faded, hinges have been re-glued, fairly good.
  • Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1859/1858/1860/1860.
  • Size: 8vo
  • As a bonus, added in at no extra charge, in a similar binding and provenance, is a copy of Shirley, that has alas, lost its first couple of pages.