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Wuthering Heights / Agnes Grey
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1873. Book. Very Good. Half-Leather. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. "A New Edition." Title page dated 1873. Original red half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornate decoration on the spine, with the title "Wuthering Heights. / Agnes Grey" beneath "Bronte's Works" but no volume number and no reference to any collection of works on the title page. Gilt edging along the leather on the boards. Marbled endpapers matching the marbled boards. xix + 446 pages. Book measures approx. 7" by 4 3/4" x 1". In VERY GOOD condition. Book is bright and very clean, tightly bound, straight and square. Rubbing to the edges of the leather corners. Leather worn away at top edge of spine. Moderate surface wear to the paper-covered boards. Light sunning to the spine but the gilt lettering and decoration is bright, clear, and unworn. Some wear along the leather joints. Cracking to the inner paper hinges of both boards but hinges remain firm with no sense of fragility. Excellent interior with practically flawless pages. Previous owner's signature dated 1876 on first blank page. Another previous owner's signature with the same last name on the rear blank page opposite the endpaper. Small antique bookseller label on bottom edge of front pastedown..
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