The Bronte Parsonage Museum (BPM) today acquired a book the size of a match box for a reported 780,000 Euros ($862,446). The bound edition of “Young Man’s Magazine” contains material written by Charlotte Bronte and sisters Emily and Anne when the girls were teenagers in the 1830.
With the acquisition, The BPM now has all five surviving copies from the original six that are know have existed. More
The tiny book was meant for the girl’s toy soldiers to read. The miniature text is reported to packs 4,000 words in just 20 pages, some of which are thought to be a precursor for Charlotte Bronte’s classis “Jane Eyre.” Here