By Charlotte Bronte; Anne Bronte, Emily Bronte
Edinburgh   John Grant
8.5" by 5.5" [4], v-xvii, [3], 499, [1]; [6], vii-xi, [5], 405; [8], 371, [1]; [4], 353, [1]; [4], 347, [1]; [4], v-xi, [5], 421, [1]; [8], 405, [1]; [6], 301, [1]; [4], v-xi, [5], 378; [8], 458; [4], v-xviii, [2], 525, [1pp]
A half crushed morocco of the Thornton Edition of the Bronte Sister's novels, illustrated throughout with many plates.
By Charlotte Bronte; Anne Bronte, Emily Bronte

1924 Novels of the Sisters Bronte

Edinburgh   John Grant
8.5" by 5.5" [4], v-xvii, [3], 499, [1]; [6], vii-xi, [5], 405; [8], 371, [1]; [4], 353, [1]; [4], 347, [1]; [4], v-xi, [5], 421, [1]; [8], 405, [1]; [6], 301, [1]; [4], v-xi, [5], 378; [8], 458; [4], v-xviii, [2], 525, [1pp]
A half crushed morocco of the Thornton Edition of the Bronte Sister's novels, illustrated throughout with many plates.
£890.00
: 10kgs / : 751P6

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Description

Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding

In eleven volumes, without 'Shirley' Volume II.

In a fine half crushed morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards.

The Thornton edition.

A conclusive set of the novels of these three influential Victorian writers.

'Wuthering Heights', complete in one volume, illustrated with a frontispiece and four plates. Collated, complete.

'Jane Eyre', complete in two volumes. Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, and four plates. Collated, complete. Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, and four plates. Collated, complete.

'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall', complete in two volumes. Volumes I and II each illustrated with a frontispiece. Collated, complete. 

'Villette', complete in two volumes. Volume I illustrated with a frontispiece, and two plates. Collated, complete. Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, and two plates. Collated, complete.

'Agnes Grey', complete in one volume. Illustrated with a frontispiece. Collated, complete.

'The Professor', complete in one volume. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and three plates. Collated, complete.

'Shirley', incomplete in one volume, being Volume I only of a total of two volumes. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and six plates. Collated, complete. 

'The Life of Charlotte Bronte' by Elizabeth Gaskell, complete in one volume. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and twenty-four plates. Collated, complete.

The three Bronte sisters have become three of the most renowned female authors of their time. They were very close during their lives, and spent their childhoods feeding each other's avid imaginations. Emily and Anne both died sadly young, both suffering from ill health, both dying within a year of their brother, Branwell. Charlotte survived all of her siblings.

These editions were edited by Temple Scott.

Condition

In a half crushed morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, with a little rubbing to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. A couple of faint marks to the boards. A small amount of loss to the head of the spine of 'Wildfell Hall' Volume I. Head of the spine of 'Villette' Volume I is lifting a little. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and clean. Some pages uncut to the fore edge.

Very Good Indeed

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