The Professor, A Tale. Charlotte Bronte, Currier Bell.

The Professor, A Tale

London: Smith Elder, 1857. First edition. Hardcover. 294 & 258 pages. 19 x 12 cm,. Bronte's first novel, an intensely autobiographical story, and ironically published after her death. It was initially rejected by several publishers; however, Smith Elder encouraged her to continue writing. Charlotte Bronte reworked this novel into a similar tale entitled, "Villette," published 1853. PARRISH p.96. SADLIER 347. With half titles and ads. Bound by Baynton with raised bands, black spine labels lettered in gilt inner dentelles. Spine head of Vol. I chipped. Later 19th century full polished calf and marbled endpapers. Aeg. Very good in very good tan cloth slipcase. Item #22216

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