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Thomas Hardy Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Title: Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman
Author: Hardy, Thomas
Description: 3 volumes. [8], 264; [8], 278; [6], 277, [1] pp. 19x12.5 cm. (7½x4¾"), three-quarter blue morocco, spines elaborately gilt, mottled endpapers, top edges gilt. First Edition, First Issue.First issue of Hardy's controversial masterpiece, with "Chapter XXV" for "Chapter XXXV" on p.199 of Vol. II.
Heading: zzfPlace Published: [London]
Publisher: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.
Date Published: [1891]
Condition
Chipping to spine ends, some wear to extremities, a few small scuffs; half title and title page of Volume 1 splitting in inner margin; very good.
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Thomas Hardy Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Jan 05, 2012
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Lot 0368 Details

Description
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Title: Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman
Author: Hardy, Thomas
Description: 3 volumes. [8], 264; [8], 278; [6], 277, [1] pp. 19x12.5 cm. (7½x4¾"), three-quarter blue morocco, spines elaborately gilt, mottled endpapers, top edges gilt. First Edition, First Issue.First issue of Hardy's controversial masterpiece, with "Chapter XXV" for "Chapter XXXV" on p.199 of Vol. II.
Heading: zzfPlace Published: [London]
Publisher: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.
Date Published: [1891]
Condition
...
Chipping to spine ends, some wear to extremities, a few small scuffs; half title and title page of Volume 1 splitting in inner margin; very good.

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