Shirley A Tale. [c. 1899.]

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BRONTE, Charlotte [Currer Bell] (1816-55). Shirley A Tale. vi, 578pp. Interior: pages lightly age toned. Binding: contemporary half pebbled black/blue roan (some wear, inner hinges at front are broken, rear hinges lightly splitting, wear to edges of boards). 8vo. [London]: The Daily Telegraph, [no date c.1899].

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Late Victorian Printing of Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley.

‘Of late years, an abundant shower of curates has fallen upon the north of England: they lie very thick on the hills; every parish has one or more of them; they are young enough to be very active, and ought to be doing a great deal of good”.

BRONTE, Charlotte [Currer Bell] (1816-55). Shirley A Tale.

vi, 578pp.

Interior: pages lightly age toned.

Binding: contemporary half pebbled black/blue roan (some wear, inner hinges at front are broken, rear hinges lightly splitting, wear to edges of boards).

8vo. [London]: The Daily Telegraph, [no date c.1899].

Printed as part of the Daily Telegraph’s ‘Best 100 Novels’ series.

Shirley is Charlotte Bronte’s second novel, originally published in 1849, set in Yorkshire in 1811-1812, against the backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry. Interesting fact, the popularity of the novel led to the name ‘Shirley’ becoming a woman’s name.

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Weight 0.75 kg
Dimensions 20 × 16 × 6 cm
Author/s

Publisher

The Daily Telegraph

Binding

Roan

Fiction Subject

Classic Literature

Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

1899

Place of Publication

London

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon