The Cabinet of Curiosities
July 03 — 08, 2021
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Lot 4 Details
WUTHERING HEIGHTS, A NOVEL BY ELLIS BELL
2 vols., 8vo., 1st edition, bound in half calf marbleized boards by W. Elgin & Sons, Edinburgh (blind stamp) the spines in six compartments with gilt lettered black Morocco title labels, with sprinkled edges, London: Thomas Cautley Newby, 72 Mortimer St., Cavandish Sq., 1847
7.6 x 4.9 in — 19.3 x 12.5 cm
p.342 in volume one misnumbereed "242", p.382 in volume 2 misnumbered "282"
Originally issued with a third volume (Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë/Acton Bell) now absent. 'In Three Volumes' scrubbed from the title pages of both volumes. Both with evidence of removed bookplates inside front covers. Minor wear to leather hinges. A few penciled annotations in the margins. Minor scattered foxing. Minor damage to first four pages of Volume I, bottom left. Other than noted issues, the two volumes are in substantially good, attractive condition.