[BRONTE, Charlotte]. The Professor, a tale by Currer Bell. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1857.
2 volumes, 8°(197 x 125mm.). Half-titles, 2pp adverts in volume I, 16pp in volume II (early leaves vol. II with marginal ink staining. Original dark purple cloth with blind-stamped decoration (spines worn and faded, lower cover of volume II detached), in modern brown half morocco boxes. Provenance: Joshua Chadwick (contemporary signatures on half-titles); Oliver Brett (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION, first binding. Wise 8; Parrish 96; Sadleir 347. (2)