Item #23818 The Professor, A Tale. Charlotte Bronte, Currier Bell.

The Professor, A Tale

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857. First American edition. Hardcover. 330 pages. 19 x 14 cm. Bronte's first novel, an intensely autobiographical story, and ironically published after her death. It was initially rejected by several publishers. Charlotte Bronte reworked this novel into a similar tale entitled, "Villette," published 1853. PARRISH p.96. SADLIER 347. Front and back endpapers excised. Intermittent scattering foxing throughout, heaviest from few and last leaves. Six pages of publisher adverts at rear. Orig. brown publisher cloth decorated in blind, nicked at backstrip foot. Very good. Item #23818

Price: $295.00

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