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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman..., 3 vol., first edition in book form, second impression revised, [one of 500 copies], half-titles, with initial blank in vol.3 and final blanks in vol.2 & 3, very occasional spotting or soiling, mostly marginal, final leaf of vol.1 browned, original decorated tan cloth, upper covers blocked in gilt with two vertical wavy lines of honeysuckle and gold discs designed by Charles Ricketts, a little rubbed and marked, corners bumped, a good copy preserved in russet morocco slip-cases with central gilt arms and pull-off tops, by Rivière & Son, spines faded, a little rubbed, [Purdy p.74; Wolff 2993a; cf. Sadleir 1114, first impression], 8vo, James R.Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1892.


⁂ One of 500 copies (the first impression of the previous year was 1000), with a few very minor corrections or changes to spelling and imprints.
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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure

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May 31, 2018
Starting Price £190
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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £190
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Lot 0065 Details

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Hardy (Thomas) Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman..., 3 vol., first edition in book form, second impression revised, [one of 500 copies], half-titles, with initial blank in vol.3 and final blanks in vol.2 & 3, very occasional spotting or soiling, mostly marginal, final leaf of vol.1 browned, original decorated tan cloth, upper covers blocked in gilt with two vertical wavy lines of honeysuckle and gold discs designed by Charles Ricketts, a little rubbed and marked, corners bumped, a good copy preserved in russet morocco slip-cases with central gilt arms and pull-off tops, by Rivière & Son, spines faded, a little rubbed, [Purdy p.74; Wolff 2993a; cf. Sadleir 1114, first impression], 8vo, James R.Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1892.


⁂ One of 500 copies (the first impression of the previous year was 1000), with a few very minor corrections or changes to spelling and imprints.

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