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THE NOVELS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS, Vol. I-XII, The Thornton Edition, by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte and Elizabeth C. Gaskell, edited by Temple Scott, published by John Grant, Edinburgh, 1907. Hardcover octavos, 4,942 total top edge gilt pages with lithographic frontispieces and plates, rebound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled-paper sides, gilt tiliting to spines, five raised hubs, gilt dentelle with marbled paper pastedowns and end papers, ex libris plate to interior of front covers, brown grosgrain ribbon bookmarks. Approximately 8 1/2" H x 5 7/8" W x 1 1/4" D.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee. Most of the items from her estate in this auction were by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois.
CONDITION: Covers in overall very good condition with wear to hinges, some rubbing to leather, corners slightly bumped. Pages in overall very good legible condition with toning, primarily to edges.