Vintage Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, 1966 Everyman, Library Book, Hardback Novel, Green Cover, Home Decor, Collectible Fiction, Poetry

$470.00 $587.50

The collectible hardback 1966 Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights" is in good condition. The gorgeously distressed and aged soft green canvas-like cover is accented with a gold colored gilt-like trim. Inside the front cover there is a library card pocket along with a card that shows that this book was checked out a total of four times. The front matter shows that this particular 1966 edition was made in Britain for J.M. Dent & Sons Limited by Aldine House. Even though Emily Bronte finished her literary masterpiece "Wuthering Heights" at only 29 years of age, she did not get to experience the magnitude of her literary achievement as she passed away nearly a year later in 1848 on the 19th day of December. Soon afterwards, her sister - Charlotte Bronte - issued a second edition of "Wuthering Heights" without the misprints included in the original 1847 text. While many subsequent printings might follow along with the edited 1850 version, this 1966 J.M. Dent & Sons Limited printing is special. This particular "Wuthering Heights" edition is very unique in that it does not follow along with the posthumous 1850 version edited by her sister - Charlotte Bronte. The front page matter shows that, "This present edition of Wuthering Heights is printed as Emily Bronte wrote it, except for a very few of Charlotte's minor alterations, which have been retained for the sake of either orthography or clarity". In addition to the Introduction by Margaret Lane, Select Bibliography, Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, Contents, and the actual text itself, this edition includes selected poems by Emily Bronte that have been edited by Philip Henderson. After the 289 pages of the "Wuthering Heights" novel, the section of Selected Poems begins with an Index of First Lines that lists approximately 64 different poems written by Emily Bronte which are nothing short of breathtaking literary treasures in their own right.

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Since this is a previous library book, there is a library card pocket in the front along with stamps inside the front and back covers and on the top edge of the pages. Also, there is a stamp along with a number written with a pen at the top of the title page. Other than this, there are no breaks, loose sections, or repair places on this collectible hardback Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights". There is vintage distress, age, and wear on the book. Also, there are some small spots of discoloration on the pages along with a slight amount of spine distress near the back of the book - as when a book is opened very wide to keep it laying flat. This is hardly noticeable unless looking directly into the inner crease. In addition, while every page was not inspected, there does not appear to be any additional pen, pencil, or highlighter marks inside the book.

The decorative possibilities for this collectible hardback Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights" are many. The display case or open collectibles shelf would be enhanced by the addition of this gorgeously distressed and aged green hardback book. Also, the she-shed, living room, or home office would welcome this collectible literary masterpiece for its compact size and engaging subject matter. In addition, the growing collection of old books would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this collectible Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights".

The collector will appreciate this gorgeously distressed green hardback Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights" for its good condition, engaging content, focus on original text of Emily Bronte, selected poems of Emily Bronte, and canvas-like cover.

The gorgeously distressed green hardback Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights" weighs approximately 13.2 oz.

The collectible hardback 1966 Emily Bronte novel entitled "Wuthering Heights" measures approximately 7.25" tall x 4.25" wide x 1" thick.

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Vintage Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte 1966 Everyman Library Book Hardback Novel Green Cover Home Decor Collectible Fiction Poetry

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