BRONTE (CHARLOTTE, EMILY and ANNE)] Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, first edition, second issue, 1846 [but 1848]
Lot 148
BRONTE (CHARLOTTE, EMILY and ANNE)] Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, first edition, second issue, 1846 [but 1848]
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[BRONTE (CHARLOTTE, EMILY and ANNE)]
Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, first edition, second issue, with cancel title, advertisement leaf and errata slip, without publisher's catalogue, bookplate of Richard Bagley, publisher's olive blindstamped cloth [Carter B], gilt lettering on spine, binder's ticket ("Bound by Westleys & Co., Friar Street"), short tear and loss at foot of spine, preserved in purpose-made book box [Smith 1, pp.6-14], 8vo, Smith, Elder and Co., 1846 [i.e. 1848]

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  • FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BOOK BY THE BRONTE SISTERS. Poems was published in an edition of 1000 copies on May 26, 1846. Smith and Elder purchased the unsold stock in 1848, and printed a second issue in October of that year.
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