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Jane Eyre

by Bronte, Charlotte

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World Publishing Company, 1946. hardcover. Bronte, Charlotte : Jane Eyre. Cleveland : World Publishing Company, 1946. Illustrations by Nell Booker. First printing of this edition (part of the World Rainbow Classics series) by this publisher. Size is octavo (8vo), 8.5"/22cm h. Quarterbound in publisher's navy blue cloth spine, variegated color pattern to boards; gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine. Lacking dust-jacket. Gray end papers with blue line drawing illus. 504 numbered pp, [505-6] blank, [507] colophon, [508-10] blank; additionally, color plates (approx four in number) are not paginated. Intro (by series editor May Lamberton Becker), text. Numerous b&w line drawings illus the text, and several color. Condition notes: gilt ink to spine nearly all gone; color to boards well-retained; spine ends rolled, corners bumped; spine slight loose but sound; light toning to edges. Interior generally somewhat tanned; tasteful 1946 gift inscription and former owner's name to front flyleaf; text shows very occasional (less than half dozen observed) and discreet vertical marginal lines marking a passage. Solid early postwar printing. We personally inspect every book we offer.

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Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by the English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title Jane Eyre, an Autobiography under the pen name "Currer Bell".  Orphaned as a child, Jane felt like an outcast during her childhood. She was sent by her cruel aunt to a boarding school where she was met with further torment. After the devastating loss of a friend, she finds herself enrolled under a new headmaster at the Lowood School and finds her life drastically changed. She spends eight more years at Lowood, six as a student and two as a teacher. Her courage is tested once again when she arrives at Thornfield Hall, where she has been hired by the brooding, proud Edward Rochester to care for his ward Adèle. Jane finds herself drawn to his troubled yet kind spirit. She falls in love. Hard. But there is a terrifying secret inside the gloomy, forbidding Thornfield Hall…

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
230605003
Title
Jane Eyre
Author
Bronte, Charlotte
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
World Publishing Company
Date Published
1946
Weight
1.56 lbs

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Rolled
rolled spine or spine rolled. Damage to a book created by pressure to the spine making it fold or crease in the cover. Damage...
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Colophon
The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...

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