Old copies of classic books – such as this vintage 1940s HC Book, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte – can make you a small profit if you can find them for a buck or two. People like to use them as decor – especially the well-loved classics.
• Found At: Garage Sale in Michigan
• Purchased For: $1
• Value: Sold for $14 (June, 2011)
• A Little History Lesson: Jane Eyre was first published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography on October 16, 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name Currer Bell. The first American edition was released the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. (Source: wikipedia.org)