[The Life and Works of the Bronte Sisters. The Novels, Poems and Gaskell’s ‘Life’]
BRONTE,, Charlotte, Emily, BRONTE,, Anne, BRONTE, Elizabeth, GASKELL
NEAR FINE SET IN SIGNED TRUSLOVE & HANSON ART-NOUVEAU VELLUM
Published: Smith Elder & Co., 1897-1902
Stock code: 47494
7 vols., 8vo., elegantly bound in contemporary half vellum BY TRUSLOVE & HANSON, sides in rose cloth, backs with tan leather labels blocked and lettered in gilt, backstrips elaborately tooled, ruled and dated in gilt to an ornate art-nouveau design, gilt tops, marbled endpapers, a remarkably bright, crisp set in splendid, wholly unrestored art-nouveau binding.
THE BINDINGS ARE SIGNED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER VERSOS. The set comprises (in chronological sequence): [Bronte, Charlotte.] Shirley. A Tale. New Edition 1897; [Bronte, Charlotte.] The Professor. To which are added the Poems of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, now first collected 1898; [Bronte, Charlotte.] Jane Eyre. An Autobiography, New Edition 1899; Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights [with] Bronte, Anne. Agnes Grey. With a Preface, and Memoir of both Authors, by Charlotte Bronte. New Edition 1899; Gaskell, [Elizabeth]. The Life of Charlotte Bronte 1900; [Bronte, Charlotte.] Villette. A New Edition 1901; Bronte, Anne. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. New Edition 1902. Gaskell's 'Life' has engraved title-vignette and full-page facsimile in the text. A SPLENDID SET IN OUTSTANDING SIGNED ART-NOUVEAU BINDING.