MODERN FIRST EDITIONS
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A small Collection of the work of
WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES. 1903. MacMillan. New Edition. Volume XVIII of Thomas Hardy's Works. Original blue cloth covered boards with gilt medallion on upper case and gilt spine titles. Covers slightly rubbed. Book plate on front end paper. Thirty illustrations by the author. Prelims a bit grubby but internally a bright enough copy of an uncommon edition. £50.00
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD. 1905. Macmillan. Reprint of the 1902 new edition. Blue cloth boards rubbed, with fading gilt decoration and titling to spine. Front hinge cracking and cloth split along front of spine. Name on front end paper along with some lightly inked numbering. Contents bright enough for a reading copy. £5.00
TIME'S LAUGHING STOCKS AND OTHER VERSES. 1909. Macmillan.
LIFE'S LITTLE IRONIES AND A FEW CRUSTED CHARACTERS. 1915. Macmillan. Reprint. Blue cloth, gilt lettered. Very good indeed. £20.00
THE DYNASTS. 1920. MacMillan. An Epic Drama of the war with Napoleon, in three parts, nineteen acts and 130 scenes. Time covered by the action being about ten years. Original green cloth covered boards a bit marked. Tissue protected portfrontis. Contents bright enough. 525 pp. £15.00
TWO VOLUMES OF THE WESSEX NOVELS. (1923) Macmillan.
HUMAN SHOWS FAR PHANTASIES. 1925. Macmillan. Songs and Trifles.
LATE LYRICS AND EARLIER with Many Other Verses. 1922. Macmillan.
THE FAMOUS TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL AT TINTAGEL IN LYONNESSE. 1923. Macmillan. Torn & frayed dw with all print retained. 'New version of an old story' arranged as a play.
WINTER WORDS. 1928. Macmillan. Head & foot of dw frayed.
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE. 1968. Folio Society. Slip case.
THE COMPLETE POEMS. 1976. Macmillan. The New Wessex Edition edited by James Gibson. Near fine in a like, but price clipped, dw with a slightly sunned
POEMS BY THOMAS HARDY. 1979. Folio Society. Selected & edited with an
THE LIFE OF THOMAS HARDY 1840-1928 by Florence Emily HARDY. 1962. Macmillan. Compiled largely from contemporary notes, letters, diaries & biographical memoranda, as well as oral information in conversations extending over several years. Very good copy in lightly soiled but protected complete dw. Index. 470pp. £16.00
THOMAS HARDY AND HIS TWO WIVES by C WOOD HOMER. 1964. J Stevens Cox. Introduced by Richard Curle. Original wraps. Illustrated. £6.00
A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS BY AND ABOUT THOMAS HARDY. 1968. Macmillian. Original wraps. A Sectional list compiled by Kenneth CARTER. Illus. 40pp. £6.00
ONE RARE FAIR WOMAN by Evelyn HARDY & F B PINION. 1972. Macmillan. Thomas Hardy's Letters to Florence Henniker. 1893-1922. Illustrated. Proof copy in original wraps. £12.00
POEMS BY THOMAS HARDY. 1979. Folio Society. Selected & edited with an introduction by Trevor JOHNSON. Wood-engravings by Jacques Hnizdovsky. Green cloth covered boards with darker green spine lettered in gilt. A very good copy in lightly rubbed cream slip case. £7.00
HARDY'S METRES AND VICTORIAN PROSODY. by Dennis TAYLOR. 1988. Clarendon Press. Near fine in like dw. 297pp. £25.00
THOMAS HARDY YEAR BOOK. Ed. J STEVENS COX. Toucan Press.