Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. [Prose Works] LEATHER BOUND THORNTON EDITION, first printings thus. 12 volumes. Octavo (21 x 15cm). With a frontispiece illustration to each volume, and numerous black and white photographic plates showing Bronte country. Recent navy half morocco, with raised bands, gilt titles and decoration to spines, and blue cloth over boards. Top edges gilt, others lightly trimmed. Light occasional spotting, otherwise a crisp, clean set in an attractive new leather binding. The first printing of the Thornton Edition of the Novels of the Bronte Sisters, which is considered the definitive complete works, and includes Elizabeth Gaskell's 'Life of Charlotte Bronte'. Item #61233
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