Lot 26 of 455:
Charlotte Bronte's The Professor 1st American Ed.   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$330
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Professor. A Tale.
Author:
[Bronte, Charlotte] "Currer Bell"
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers
Date:
1857
Description:

330, + [6] ad pp. (8vo) 18.7x12.4 cm (7¼x5"), original brown cloth, embossed designs in rule on cover, spine lettered in gilt, acetate dust jacket. First American Edition, first issue.

The first novel written by Bronte, composed in 1845-1846, but not published until 1857, three years after her death. 1st state of 1st American Edition.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Faint touches of wear to the cover and flaking to the gilt along the slightly leaning spine; toning to endpapers and edges of textblock; occasional foxing throughout, interior bright; very good to near fine.
 
Item number:
310509
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