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BRONTË, Charlotte.

Rare books by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, including first editions, finely bound copies, and handsome sets of the collected works.

Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë (1816–1855; 1818–1848; 1820–1849)

The Brontë sisters were among the most vivid, passionate and intelligent novelists of the nineteenth century. Their books were originally published under masculine pseudonyms: Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Though not their first publication (their collective volume, Poems, 1846, was a notable failure), Charlotte’s Jane Eyre was an overnight publishing sensation and established her literary fame. Emily and Anne’s deaths within months of each other, along with that of their addict brother Branwell, left Charlotte as literary executor of her siblings’ reputations.

Regularly available editions of works by the Brontë Sisters include the Collected Works, the Thornton Edition, the Shakespeare Head Edition and the Dulac Edition.

Read our blog post about the original drawings of Charlotte Bronte: Painting By Words.

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  1. 125261
    First edition of Charlotte Brontë's third novel, and the last to be published in her lifetime. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 125261

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    Limited edition of 250 numbered sets of which this is number 1. First published by the Shakespeare Head Press in 1931. The novels occupy the first eleven volumes; the other eight comprise The Brontës: Their Lives, Friendships, and Correspondence (four volumes); The Miscellaneous and Unpublished Writings of Charlotte and... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 110832

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  3. 129460detail
    A selection of nine woodcut proofs, from the library of the artist, each signed by the artist in pencil, done for Eichenberg's edition of Wuthering Heights (New York, 1943). These proofs were printed in a limited, unnumbered, run of 10 or fewer by Eichenberg in 1943. In 1980 at the Hampshire Typothetae Harold McGrath... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 129460

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