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2 Currer Bell (C. Bronte) First Edition Books

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2 Currer Bell (C. Bronte) First Edition Books
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Currer Bell (Charlotte Bronte) (England, 1816-1855). 2 first edition books, Shirley and The Professor.
Shirley, in 3 volumes. First edition, 1849. Publisher Smith, Elder and Co., 65 Cornhill, London; printed by Stewart and Murray, London. With 16 page advertisement catalog at rear of volume I. Hooper Bookshop labels to rear pastedowns. In red cloth and brown leather case. All with wear and scratches to boards and spines, bumped corners, spine frayed and torn volume I, cloth missing from spine volume III, shelf wear to all, foxing throughout all, bindings loose, notations in ink and pencil on endpapers, half title pages and title pages; case worn, leather cracked, missing back section. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, Madison Ave., New York, 1/26/1977; private collection, New York City; thence by descent.
The Professor. First Tauchnitz edition, 1857. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig. Front and back boards detached, corners bumped, wear to cover and spine, losses to leather on spine, front endpapers and title page partially detached from binding, notations in pencil back of title page, binding loose. Provenance: Falkner Greirson, Dublin, 11/30/1970; private collection, New York City; thence by descent.
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2 Currer Bell (C. Bronte) First Edition Books

Estimate $200 - $400
Oct 06, 2022
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Starting Price $100
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
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Lot 0147 Details
Description
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Currer Bell (Charlotte Bronte) (England, 1816-1855). 2 first edition books, Shirley and The Professor.
Shirley, in 3 volumes. First edition, 1849. Publisher Smith, Elder and Co., 65 Cornhill, London; printed by Stewart and Murray, London. With 16 page advertisement catalog at rear of volume I. Hooper Bookshop labels to rear pastedowns. In red cloth and brown leather case. All with wear and scratches to boards and spines, bumped corners, spine frayed and torn volume I, cloth missing from spine volume III, shelf wear to all, foxing throughout all, bindings loose, notations in ink and pencil on endpapers, half title pages and title pages; case worn, leather cracked, missing back section. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, Madison Ave., New York, 1/26/1977; private collection, New York City; thence by descent.
The Professor. First Tauchnitz edition, 1857. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig. Front and back boards detached, corners bumped, wear to cover and spine, losses to leather on spine, front endpapers and title page partially detached from binding, notations in pencil back of title page, binding loose. Provenance: Falkner Greirson, Dublin, 11/30/1970; private collection, New York City; thence by descent.
Condition
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Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Photos are considered part of the condition report. Complete condition information is available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the auction. All lots are offered and sold "as is", and Willow Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated.
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