Jane Eyre by CHARLOTTE BRONTE First Edition 1st Printing 1847 Currer Bell
By Charlotte Bronte First edition, first printing of the classic Victorian novel. London: Smith, Elder and Co. Rebound in late 20th-century dark green crushed morocco by Bayntun (Rieviere), ruled and lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt top stain, wide turn-ins decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers. Three volumes housed in green cloth slipcase. [iv], 304; [iv], 304; [iv], 311, . Minor scuff to leather of volumes II and III, half-title and title pages of III guarded. Previous owner bookplate loosely attached in volume I. Unusually fresh and clean internally. The first published novel by the Bronte sisters, credited with revolutionizing literature and even by one recent writer with no less than inventing the modern self.
One of only approximately 500 copies printed. The item "Jane Eyre by CHARLOTTE BRONTE First Edition 1st Printing 1847 Currer Bell" is in sale since Thursday, September 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "burnsiderarebooks" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1847
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Topic: Classics
- Binding: Fine Binding
- Region: Europe
- Author: Bronte, Charlotte [pseud Currer Bell]
- Subject: Literature & Fiction
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co.
- Place of Publication: London
- Special Attributes: 1st Printing