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How much is the book Wuthering Heights worth?

How much is the book Wuthering Heights worth?

A rare copy of the first American edition of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, priced at 75 cents when it was published by Harper and Brothers in New York in April 1848, is now selling for US$11,300 (£8,500) by Peter Harrington, a London-based rare bookseller.

Is Wuthering Heights a banned book?

There is little evidence that Wuthering Heights was officially a banned book (outside of an occasional high school curriculum), but it was certainly…

Why is Wuthering Heights so important?

Wuthering Heights is an important contemporary novel for two reasons: Its honest and accurate portrayal of life during an early era provides a glimpse of history, and the literary merit it possesses in and of itself enables the text to rise above entertainment and rank as quality literature.

Which book is better Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre?

Wuthering Heights gets my vote without a doubt. It is a much superior book to The Professor, which it was written to compete with. Jane Eyre is Charlotte’s second better attempt at novel writing. If Emily Bronte lived to write more novels she would have left Charlotte in the shade and then some.

How much is a first edition of Wuthering Heights worth?

A rare first edition of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte has been sold for about $225,500 at a London auction.

How much is a first edition of Jane Eyre worth?

Jane Eyre first edition brings $62,000 to Bonhams.

Is Wuthering Heights real story?

The Setting Might have been Inspired By A Real Farmhouse. Emily may have based the farmhouse Wuthering Heights on a real place named Top Withens. Although Top Withens is now a ruin, when Emily was alive, it was a working farmhouse.

Which is better Wuthering Heights or Pride and Prejudice?

I like both books but I think that there is a value in comparing them just because they are so different. Pride & Prejudice reflects a more refined society whereas Wuthering Heights reflects a more naturalistic social setting.

Who first published Wuthering Heights?

Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights

Title page of the first edition
Author Emily Brontë
Published December 1847
Publisher Thomas Cautley Newby
ISBN 0-486-29256-8