[BRONTE, Charlotte]. The Professor, A Tale. By Currer Bell. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1857.
2 volumes, post 8° (196 x 125mm). 16pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.II. Half-titles. Original grey-purple morocco-grained cloth, blocked in blind, gilt lettering on spines (spines faded and slightly chipped at head and foot) Provenance: Thomas H.Hepburn (armorial bookplates). FIRST EDITION. Carter 347; Parrish p.96; Wise p.33.
George ELIOT [Marion Evans]. The Mill on the Floss. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1860.
3 volumes, 8° (200 x 125mm). 16pp. publisher's catalogue at end of vol.III. Half-titles, final blank in vol.I. Original bright brown ripple-grained cloth, covers blocked in blind, spines in gilt, yellow glazed-paper endleaves, by Remnant & Edmonds (with their ticket in vol.I) (sealing-wax on pastedowns). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Carter 816a; Parrish p.14. (5)