First edition. Three volumes. Beautifully bound in half navy blue morocco over marbled boards. Five gilt decorated raised bands and titles in gilt to the spines. Housed in a bespoke felt lined blue cloth slipcase. Silk page marker to each volume. Bound without the publisher's catalogue to the rear of volume one. No half-titles called for. A fine copy, the contents well margined and without tears or loss. The pages remain clean and bright throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps.
An attractive first edition of the last of Charlotte Brontė's novels to be published in her lifetime. [Smith 6].
Stock code: 15835