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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books of poetry; also individual poems and related ephemera.

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  1. 134116
    First edition, one of 500 copies. An exceptional copy of Hardy's first volume of verse, rare thus. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 134116

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  2. 128085

    Poems of the Past and Present.

    London & New York: 1902 [but 1901]

    First edition, one of 500 copies. A nice example of the presentation binding of Hardy's second volume of verse. The book was published in November 1901, and this was advertised as "a Special Edition, suitable for presentation, bound in white and gold." It is unknown how many are thus bound but it can not have been many,... Learn More
    £1,900

    Stock Code: 128085

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  3. 126133comp

    Compassion.

    Dorchester: 1924

    First edition, sole impression, number 8 of 25 copies numbered and initially by Florence Emily Hardy; this copy is additionally signed by the author at the end of the poem. Hardy wrote this work at the request of the RSPCA as part of their centenary celebrations. It was printed in The Times on 16 June 1924, where it was... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 126133

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  4. The Works. In Prose and Verse with Preface and Notes.
    The Anniversary edition. Limited to 1250 sets of which this is number 146. This edition was issued as a celebration of Hardy's 80th year. Unusual in a contemporary binding. Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 17846

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  5. The Works. In prose and verse.
    Facsimile of the definitive Wessex Edition. Limited edition of 270 numbered copies of which 250 were for sale. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 49073

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