THE PROFESSOR. TO WHICH ARE ADDED THE POEMS OF CURRER, ELLIS, AND ACTON BELL: NOW FIRST COLLECTED.
1864 · London
by BELL, CURRER.
London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1864. Spine lettered in gilt. AEG. Edges and spine extremities worn. Some spotting on covers. Inscription at top of title-page dated "Xmas 1865". Light off-setting onto free endpapers. Rather unusual to find an early edition in the original cloth. A bonus is the inclusion of the Bronte sisters' poetry (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne). "The Professor" was first published in 1857, preceding "Jane Eyre" and "Shirley". Eight pages of advertisements for the sisters' works at the conclusion. 436pp.. Reprint Edition. Plum Blind-Stamped Cloth. Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Octavo. (Inventory #: 002101)