BRONTË, Charlotte, Emily & Anne.

The Works.

London: Allan Wingate, 1949 Stock Code: 136650
£1,250.00

A beautifully bound library set

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Notes

The Heather edition, handsomely bound by Baytun Riviere. The Heather edition was arranged and introduced by the novelist, and expert on the Brontë family, Phyllis Bentley (1894-1977).

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Description

6 volumes, octavo (185 x 123 mm). Contemporary tan half calf by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath, titles in gilt to red and grey morocco labels to spines, floral decoration tooled in gilt to spines in compartments, brown marbled paper sides, top edges gilt.

Illustrations

Title pages printed in pink and black.

Condition

Bookplate of George G. Stevenson to front pastedowns. Spines uniformly a little sunned, a couple of tiny scuffs to spine labels, light offsetting from turn-ins to free endpapers; an attractive, near-fine set.

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