[BRONTE, Charlotte (1816-1855).] Villette. London; Smith, Elder & Co., 1853.
3 volumes, 8vo (175 x 113 mm). (Lacking title-page and contents leaf to vol.III, some spotting, a few leaves with short tears repaired occasionally touching text, a few leaves creased.) Contemporary quarter blue calf (worn, rubbed). FIRST EDITION, a reworking of The Professor, which was rejected by publishers.
Estimate $ 250-350