Wessex Poems.London: Harper & Brothers, 1898 Stock Code: 134116
NotesFirst edition, one of 500 copies. An exceptional copy of Hardy's first volume of verse, rare thus.
Octavo. Original green cloth, title to spine in gilt, gilt device to front cover, some leaves unopened, top edge gilt, others uncut.
Frontispiece with tissue guard, 13 illustrated plates, illustrations in text throughout by the author.
Gentle bumps to fore-corners of front board, otherwise a fine bright copy.
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