Éditions des Saints Pères: Jane Eyre Manuscript

Limited Edition of 1000 copies

£249.00

Éditions des Saints Pères is proud to announce the first edition of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre manuscript. These 824 pages of Charlotte Brontë’s elegant and nimble handwriting are one of the British Library’s most precious treasures. Because of the great technical challenge that the task of reproducing it presents, the manuscript has remained unpublished until today.

 

An edition limited to 1,000 hand numbered copies

Jane Eyre

Set in Northern England, during the reign of George III. From the heroine’s turbulent childhood, to her discovery of love and all its tragic implications, to the birth of her first son—Jane Eyre is one of the greatest bildungsromans of all time.

The original manuscript : published for the first time

Charlotte Brontë received a letter from the publisher Smith and Elder in August 1847, rejecting her first novel but adding ‘that a work in three volumes would [be met] with careful attention’. She then sent them this unique manuscriptno earlier drafts are known to survive today. Published in October 1847, the novel was an immediate success.

A luxury edition

The three volumes of this manuscript, reproduced using only the finest materials, are presented together in a deluxe slipcase. Included: etchings by Edmund Garrett from an 1897 edition of the novel.

Our standards 

Each volume is hand assembled, bound and sewn with endband and bookmark. Each book is printed on luxury paper. The slipcase and book cover ornamentations are marked using gilded iron. Our books are printed with vegetal ink, on environmentally-friendly paper.

 

  • ISBN: 979-10-95457-30-5
  • Pages: 824
  • Height: 35 cm (13.8 inches)
  • Width: 25 cm (9.8 inches)
  • Depth: 10 cm (4 inches)
  • Weight: 11 lbs.
  • Cover: Avorio
  • Paper: Fedrigoni Avorio Luxury Paper
  • Endband: Red
  • Bookmark: Red
  • Endpaper: Red
  • Gilding : Yes
  • Print run: 1,000 copy print run
  • Language: English

 

£249.00

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Éditions des Saints Pères is proud to announce the first edition of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre manuscript. These 824 pages of Charlotte Brontë’s elegant and nimble handwriting are one of the British Library’s most precious treasures. Because of the great technical challenge that the task of reproducing it presents, the manuscript has remained unpublished until today.

 

An edition limited to 1,000 hand numbered copies

Jane Eyre

Set in Northern England, during the reign of George III. From the heroine’s turbulent childhood, to her discovery of love and all its tragic implications, to the birth of her first son—Jane Eyre is one of the greatest bildungsromans of all time.

The original manuscript : published for the first time

Charlotte Brontë received a letter from the publisher Smith and Elder in August 1847, rejecting her first novel but adding ‘that a work in three volumes would [be met] with careful attention’. She then sent them this unique manuscriptno earlier drafts are known to survive today. Published in October 1847, the novel was an immediate success.

A luxury edition

The three volumes of this manuscript, reproduced using only the finest materials, are presented together in a deluxe slipcase. Included: etchings by Edmund Garrett from an 1897 edition of the novel.

Our standards 

Each volume is hand assembled, bound and sewn with endband and bookmark. Each book is printed on luxury paper. The slipcase and book cover ornamentations are marked using gilded iron. Our books are printed with vegetal ink, on environmentally-friendly paper.

 

  • ISBN: 979-10-95457-30-5
  • Pages: 824
  • Height: 35 cm (13.8 inches)
  • Width: 25 cm (9.8 inches)
  • Depth: 10 cm (4 inches)
  • Weight: 11 lbs.
  • Cover: Avorio
  • Paper: Fedrigoni Avorio Luxury Paper
  • Endband: Red
  • Bookmark: Red
  • Endpaper: Red
  • Gilding : Yes
  • Print run: 1,000 copy print run
  • Language: English