THE PROFESSOR to which is added THE POEMS OF CURRER, ELLIS and ACTON BELL, Now First Collected.

First printing of the "cheap" edition. Publisher's original yellow cloth printed in black. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a few nicks at the spine tips and some damage to the lower right corner of the upper board (small surface punctures to the cloth that do not extend through to the underside. The yellow cloth is darkened at the spine and board edges. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. There is a contemporary small previous owner's name at the head of the title page and some light foxing throughout. 8 page publisher's catalogue to the rear. An attractive volume.

The publisher Smith Elder first issued each of the Bront� novels in this single volume "cheap" or "uniform" edition starting with Jane Eyre in 1857 and ending with this volume, which includes the first collected edition of the Bront� sisters' Poems in 1860. The first edition of The Professor was published in two volumes on June 6th 1857. (Smith: The Bront� Sisters, 7)

Stock code: 20420


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BELL, Currer
BRONT�, Anne
BRONT�, Emily
pseudonym of BRONT�, Charlotte


London: Smith Elder and Co.


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