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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles, 3 vol., first

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles, 3 vol., first

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented..., 3 vol., first edition in book form, first issue with chapter XXXV misnumbered as "XXV" on p.199 of vol.2, [one of 1000 copies], half-titles, lacking initial blank in vol.2 and final blanks in vol.2 & 3, ink inscriptions of J.E.Ferguson to front free endpapers, some spotting, contemporary half red calf, by Mudie, spines gilt with black roan labels and initials "J.E.F." at foot, spines a little rubbed and faded, preserved in modern cloth slip-case, [Purdy p.67], 8vo, James R.Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1891.
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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles, 3 vol., first

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Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price £320
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0313: Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles, 3 vol., first

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Est. £400 - £600Starting Price £320
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Lot 0313 Details

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented..., 3 vol., first edition in book form, first issue with chapter XXXV misnumbered as "XXV" on p.199 of vol.2, [one of 1000 copies], half-titles, lacking initial blank in vol.2 and final blanks in vol.2 & 3, ink inscriptions of J.E.Ferguson to front free endpapers, some spotting, contemporary half red calf, by Mudie, spines gilt with black roan labels and initials "J.E.F." at foot, spines a little rubbed and faded, preserved in modern cloth slip-case, [Purdy p.67], 8vo, James R.Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1891.

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