BRONTE (CHARLOTTE)] Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell],

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Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell], 3 vol.

Sold for £ 114,000 (US$ 142,107) inc. premium
[BRONTE (EMILY)]
Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell], 3 vol., first edition, 4-page advertisement (November, 1847) in volume 3, title working loose, small grease stain in lower margin of pp.65-70 (touching a few letters) and very small abrasion touching 2 letters of p.129 of volume one, small blank piece torn away from upper margin of p.411 in volume 2, occasional spotting, early maroon quarter morocco, "Maynard's Library, 84 High Street, Cheltenham" circular gilt stamp on spines, later gilt lettering labels, spines refurbished, rubbed, preserved in green half morocco solander box by Bayntun Riviere [Parrish, pp.85-86; Sadleir 350; Smith, pp.60-63], 8vo, Thomas Cautley Newby, 1847

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  • One of the great rarities of nineteenth century literature.
BRONTE (EMILY)] Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell], 3 vol.
BRONTE (EMILY)] Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell], 3 vol.
BRONTE (CHARLOTTE)] Wuthering Heights. A Novel, by Ellis Bell [-Agnes Grey. A Novel, by Acton Bell],
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