• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    [BRONTË, Charlotte, Emily and Anne]. Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1846 [but 1848].

    Price Realised  

    [BRONTË, Charlotte, Emily and Anne]. Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1846 [but 1848].

    8o (170 x 107 mm). Advertisement leaf at end, errata leaf tipped in after Contents. Original green cloth, covers blocked in blind with harp design and ornamental border, gilt-lettered spine (slightly faded, chipped at head of spine). Provenance: FS CA (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION, second (and usual) issue, with Smith, Elder's cancel title-page of 1848 and in Carter's binding B. Ashley I., p. 70-71; Smith The Brontë Sisters 1.


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