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Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte With Wood Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg [Very Finely Bound]
New York: Random House, 1943, First Edition thus. (The true First Edition was published in October 1847 under the name Currer Bell). Near Fine. Fritz Eichenberg illustrator. Special Edition. Special edition planned by Richard Ellis. Random House, NY, 1943. Hard Cover, Near Fine, no Dust Jacket, as issued. Beautifully illustrated with wood engraving, First Thus. Collectible; originally part of 2-vol hardcover set in slipcase, along with "Wuthering Heights." Full leather binding, with gilt decoration to the spine, both boards and the paste downs (inner gilt dentelles), with striking Eichenberg illustrations throughout. Sturdy binding, clean and tight pages, no marks, and 18 full-page wood block engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Including the author's preface dated Dec. 21st., 1847. [vi], 343pp. Approximately 9 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine very good condition. Joints very good condition. Corners very good condition. Boards very good condition minor marks and wear. Page edges very good condition all gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges very good condition. Paste downs very good condition marbled with gilt border (dentelles). End papers very good condition marbled. Title very good condition. Pages very good condition minor marks. Binding very good condition very attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1943 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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