Pair of antiquarian Victorian-era (1857) first-edition books The Life of Charlotte Bronte by fellow author E.C. (Elizabeth) Gaskell in two volumes. Published and printed in the United States by D. Appleton & Company.
NOTE: The lighting is making the covers appear brown in color but they are an olive color.
About the books: First-edition copies dates 1887 of The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Mrs. E.C. (Elizabeth) Gaskell. Charlotte Brontë is perhaps one of the most well-known English novelists of the 19th-century, let alone being the most-popular female author of English literature of all time. Her literary works propelled her into the spotlight and made a lasting impact on English literature. In 1857, fellow female author Elizabeth Gaskell contributed to Brontë s success with her biography of. It is curious that much of the contents of this book came from Charlotte herself and her many letters and written correspondences. A beautiful, two-volume First American edition published in 1857 by D. Appleton & Company New York USA.
This is the First American edition of the work.
Books are both complete. Covers show blemishes and wear, there is some fraying to the spines, bind is in good order with NO! pages separating. Internal pages show foxing and water marks. All text is clear and legible, all imagery bright and vivid.
Approximate measurements: each volume measures 7.5" X 5" | hardcovers | NO! dust jackets
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