May 16, 2017 - Sale 2448

Sale 2448 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
[BRONTË, CHARLOTTE.] The Professor; A Tale. By Currer Bell. 2 volumes. Half-titles, advertisement leaf at end of vol. 1, 8-page ads for the Uniform Edition of the Works of Currer Bell and 16-page ads dated June 1857 at end of vol. 2. 8vo, original blindstamped purple/brown cloth, spine gilt-lettered, recased with endpapers renewed, spine tips repaired; contents generally clean; 1/2 morocco folding box. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1857

Additional Details

first edition of Charlotte Brontë's first novel, which remained unpublished until after her death. Parrish, p. 96; Sadleir 347.