Novels of the sisters, Thornton Edition.
Edinburgh. John Grant, 1924. Thornton edition.
8vo. In 12 volumes. Half-title and title pages printed in red and black, With gravure frontispieces and numerous full-page photographic plates. Uncut in original publisher's dark green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt to spines, cream printed dustwrappers. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities, chipping to dustwrapper edges, spines sunned, with loss to head and foot, more substantial loss to spine panel of Gaskell volume. Internally immaculate.
A crisp set, with the rarely preserved dustwrappers, of the desirable Thornton edition of the complete works of the Bronte sisters, comprising; Jane Eyre (2 Vols.), Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2 Vols.), Shirley (2 Vols.), Villette (2 Vols.), The Professor, and Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte. First published in 1905, edited by Temple Scott, the Thornton Edition is considered the definitive printing of these classics of English literature.£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref: 20778