A Brontë Library: A Catalogue of Printed Books, Manuscripts and Autograph Letters by the Members of the Brontë Family

WISE, Thomas James
London: 1929  Limited edition

Stock Code: 8703

One of 120 copies printed upon antique paper.

£175.00

1 in stock

Description

A Brontë Library: A Catalogue of Printed Books, Manuscripts and Autograph Letters by the Members of the Brontë Family

Condition: Good. Ex library, library number in gilt on spine, label on front pastedown acknowledging presention of book to the library by Thomas Wise. Blind embossed library stamps at top margin of illustration pages and title page. Dedication by Thomas Wise to Nottingham Public Library on front free endpaper.

Thomas Wise was a bibliophile and thief whose book collection, known as the Ashley Library, is now housed by the British Library. He became known for the literary forgeries he printed and sold, originals often stolen from the British Museum Library

Book Publishing Details
Collected by:Thomas James Wise (1859-1937)
Publisher:Printed for Private Circulation Only
Year Printed:1929
Edition:Limited Edition of 120
Binding:Hardcover
Dust Jacket:No
Language:English
Category:Books on Books
Size:260mm Tall
Pages:xxiii, 82
Stock Code:8703
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Keywords:The Rev. Patrick Brontë, Brontëana, Anne Brontë, Dreams and other
poems, Thackeray and Charlotte Brontë,
Thomas James Wise

Additional information

Weight0.9 kg