The Shakespeare Head Brontë.Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press and Arcadia Books Limited, 1991 Stock Code: 110832
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other eight comprise The Brontës: Their Lives, Friendships, and Correspondence (four volumes); The Miscellaneous and Unpublished Writings of Charlotte and Patrick Branwell Brontë (two volumes); and Poems (two volumes) plus the rare Gondal Poems. A handsomely bound set of what is considered to be the best text.
20 volumes, octavo (230 x 152 mm). Recent red half morocco, titles and elaborate decoration gilt to spines separated by raised bands, marbled boards, plain cream endpapers, top edges gilt.
Illustrated with numerous etchings throughout.
An excellent set.
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