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    Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell [pseudo. Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte]: Poems. (London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1846 [1848]), first edition, second state, 165 pages, old rebind in half calf binding with marbled boards by Anker Kyster, gilt titles and decoration, floral patterned endpapers, segments of original green cloth binding including spine bound in back, 16mo (4.5" x 6.75"), lacking tipped-in errata slip at front and 16-page publisher's catalog at rear, minor wear and light scuffing, text lightly tones, two small bookplates on the inside front cover, else very good condition. The initial print run was for 1,000 copies, initially with the title page imprint of Aylott and Jones. Virtually no copies sold and the remaining copies were sold to Smith, Elder and Company who reissued them a few years later with new covers and title page.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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