Item #00184 Shakespeare Head Brontë, The. SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë.
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The
Shakespeare Head Brontë, The

Shakespeare Head Brontë, The

Oxford: , 1931. Item #00184

The Shakespeare Head Brontë
A Fine Set in the Original Dust Jackets

[SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. BRONTË, [Charlotte, Emily, and Anne]. The Shakespeare Head Brontë. Oxford: Newly Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1931. Limited to 1,000 copies. Eleven large octavo volumes (containing the Novels).

[Together with:] [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. BRONTË, [Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.] The Brontës: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence. In Four Volumes. [Edited by Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington]. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1932. Limited to 750 copies. Four large octavo volumes.

[And:] [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. BRONTË, Charlotte, and Patrick Branwell. The Poems of Charlotte Brontë & Patrick Branwell Brontë. [Edited by Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington]. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1934. Limited to 500 copies.

[And:] [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. BRONTË, Emily Jane and Anne. The Poems of Emily Jane Brontë and Anne Brontë. [Edited by Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington]. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1934. Limited to 500 copies.

[And:] [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. BRONTË, Charlotte, and Patrick Branwell. The Miscellaneous and Unpublished Writings of Charlotte and Patrick Branwell Brontë. In Two Volumes. [Edited by Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington]. Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1936-1938]. Limited to 1,000 copies. Two large octavo volumes.

Together, nineteen large octavo volumes (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches; 231 x 156 mm.). Photogravure frontispieces and plates. Original orange buckram lettered in gilt on spines. Top edge gilt, others uncut (only on The Brontës: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence, The Poems of Charlotte Brontë & Patrick Branwell Brontë, and The Poems of Emily Jane Brontë and Anne Brontë). Volume I of The Miscellaneous and Unpublished Writings of Charlotte and Patrick Branwell Brontë has a previous owner’s ink signature, dated 1945, on the front free endpaper. A fine set. In the original cream-colored printed dust jackets (some very minor shelfwear to jackets).

This is the finest edition of the collected works of Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and Branwell Brontë.

Franklin, The Private Presses, p. 236. Ransom, Selective Check Lists, p. 18, no. 73.

Price: $4,500.00