Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, reprint 1939) illustrated by Edmund Dulac
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, reprint 1939
A volume in Dent’s ‘The Novels of Charlotte, Emily & Anne Brontë’ series, each with coloured illustrations by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953). Originally appearing with the Dulac illustrations in 1905, this copy being a reprint of the 1922 reset type edition.
Hardback – publisher’s green cloth with title in gilt and dark green to spine, decoration in dark green to spine and front board, decoration to front paste-down, top edge of page-block tinted green; in a dustwrapper with series adverts to rear panel. pp xxvii,  blank, 1-289,  colophon, plus six colour plates. Size: 7.5 x 5.25 inches approx. (190mm x 132mm).
Dustwrapper rubbed and worn; dusty and darkened, especially to spine; wear and small losss to corner tips; wear to spine ends, especially to head with tears and creasing. Cloth clean and bright; spine ends a touch turned-in; lightly knocked to corners of boards especially upper front. Endpapers spotted and with offsetting, a previous owner’s name and date in ink to front free endpaper; foxing/spotting to edges of page-block with some encroachment onto margins but generally pages clean throughout; some occasional creasing to page corners and the odd edge nick but otherwise in good order.
Overall, showing some light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy and presenting well in its dustwrapper.
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