Austen (Jane).- Thomson (Hugh) “Fanny was obliged to introduce him to Mr. Crawford”, original signed pen and ink drawing with watercolour for Mansfield Park, c.1897. Est. £1,500-2,000

[Bronte (Emily)] Wuthering Heights [with] Agnes Grey, 3 vol., first edition, 1847. Est. £60,000-80,000

Bronte (Charlotte) Autograph letter signed to Martha [Brown] (housekeeper and loyal servant to the Bronte family), probably summer 1850. Est. £4,000-6,000

Austen (Jane) Pride and Prejudice, 3 vol., second edition, 1813. Est. £3,000-4,000

[Bronte sisters] Poems, first edition, first issue, 1846. With A.L.s. by Charlotte Bronte tipped in. Est. £30,000-40,000

Bronte sisters. The Novels, 12 vol., copy number 1 of 5 specially bound and extra-illustrated sets of the Memorial Edition, with signed autograph note from Charlotte Bronte inserted, New York, n.d. Est. £6,000-8,000

Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the D’Urbevilles, 3 vol., first edition, 1891. Est. £1,000-1,500

Hardy (Thomas) The Return of the Native, 3 vol., first edition, 1878. Est. £3,000-4,000

Austen (Jane) Sense and Sensibility, 3 vol., second edition, uncut in near contemporary publisher’s cloth, 1813. Est. £3,500-5,000

[Bronte (Charlotte)] Jane Eyre, 3 vol., first edition, 1847. Est. £20,000-30,000

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