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August 19, 2006

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Filed under: Uncategorized — by bronteana @ 12:38 pm

Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights Book Purse

This handmade item is currently for sale on Etsy.com, a website for selling handmade items of all sorts. It fills me with horror… I hope the text met a natural end and wasn’t scooped out so the binding could be made into a purse!


The listing reads: Another one of a kind purse made from an old hardback copy of Jane Eyre’s Wuthering Heights. Perfect for the bibliophile, your favorite librarian, or just someone who likes having the coolest, most unique purse on the block. This is fully lined with quality cotton fabric and has a reinforced bottom.

Don’t fret. We’ve also seen: ‘Charlotte Bronte by Jane Eyre.’ What is worse is that it was possibly an illustrated edition. I recognise it. I have not seen the illustrations of Wuthering Heights, but all of the illustrations from this edition of Jane Eyre are available on the Bronteana Resource Site here: Jane Eyre Illustrations Page One. Just scroll down to the illustrations by Munro S. Orr.

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2 Comments »

  1. It’s an interesting piece though!

    Comment by mysticgypsy — August 19, 2006 @ 4:23 pm |Reply

  2. It is! A little expensive too at $70.00. It reminds me of when I was a visual art major and I was told to find an old book and set it on fire for a piece I was working on!

    Comment by Brontëana — August 19, 2006 @ 4:56 pm |Reply


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