New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1850 [actually published November, 1849]. First American edition, Harper & Brothers' 'Library of Select Novels' issue ("octavo edition in wrappers" printed in two columns), in publisher's boards. "SHIRLEY": 'LIBRARY OF SELECT NOVELS' ISSUE, IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. An elusive title in this Library of Select..... Read More about Shirley. A Tale. By Currer Bell. Author of "Jane Eyre."