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    Sale 2430 | Lot 19
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2430 Lot 19

      [BRONTË, CHARLOTTE.] Jane Eyre. By Currer Bell. Printed in double columns. Tall 8vo, original brown printed wrappers, uncut, backstrip titled in manuscript and rubbed with slight loss to tips, four corners with slight loss, closed tears along joints. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      first american edition; an excellent survival. Scarce. Rare Book Hub lists only three copies appearing at auction since 1997. With the advertisements following Smith's state (a), lacking the Webster's ad at the end, and with the p. [175] variant that omits the date and ends with a comma. Smith, Bronte, pp. 41-45.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250