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Brontë, Emily (1818-1848) Wuthering Heights , First American Edition in Paper Wraps.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1165
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Brontë, Emily (1818-1848) Wuthering Heights, First American Edition in Paper Wraps. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. First American edition, two quarto volumes in the original publisher's printed paper wrappers, authorship wrongly attributed to "the author of Jane Eyre" on the covers and title pages, contemporary gift inscription on front covers, worn, water staining, untrimmed, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (2)
Wuthering Heights was Emily Brontë's only novel, and published after her death at the age of thirty.
Estimate $1,000-1,800


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Emily Bront, Arts, British films, Emily, English-language films, Fiction, Literature, Operas, Wuthering Heights

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