WIN a hand-bound luxury manuscript edition of Jane Eyre, worth £230

16 Sep 2019

SP Books is offering this beautiful prize to commemorate the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s death

SP Books publish limited-edition copies of the handwritten manuscripts of some of the world’s most-loved classics, with a backlist including classics such as Mrs Dalloway, The Great Gatsby and The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Often unearthed for the first time, SP’s publications are one-of-a-kind and make the perfect beautiful gift for a literary bride and groom or a welcome addition to any newlyweds’ coffee table.

A return to ‘slow reading’ in a digital age, SP’s editions recreate the experience of reading over the author's shoulder and offer an intimate insight into the writer’s mind, examining their crossings out, reworkings and notes throughout the creative process.

To celebrate the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s death, SP Books released 1,000 hand-numbered luxury editions of her best-known novel Jane Eyre, reproduced in the author’s own handwriting and illustrated with beautiful etchings.

Each limited-edition volume is beautifully presented in a 14 x 10” deluxe iron gilded slipcase and printed using vegetal ink on high quality, environmentally friendly paper and is available from

For your chance to win one of these precious, collectable keepsakes, read on to answer a question on Charlotte Brontë’s literary masterpiece…

Under what pen name did Charlotte Brontë originally publish the first edition of Jane Eyre?

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  • Closing date: 17th October 2019
  • Non transferable
  • No cash alternative
  • Prize subject to availability
  • One entry per household
  • Archant employees and family members may not enter this competition
  • The winner will be contacted by email
  • The winner will receive a hand-bound luxury manuscript edition of Jane Eyre from SP Books
  • If we do not receive a response from the winner within two weeks of initial contact, we will draw another winner