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Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of his Fiction. Signed copy., (HARDY) ALEXANDER, ANNE:
1 (HARDY) ALEXANDER, ANNE: Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of his Fiction. Signed copy.
Vision/ Barnes & Noble. 1987 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 190pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Light scratches to front. Not price clipped). Small marks to fore edge. Author’s signature to main title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. The author examines Hardy’s process of the creation of his semi-real world of Wessex. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy. The Poetic Structure. (Novelists and Their World). Signed and dedicated copy., (HARDY) BROOKS, JEAN:
2 (HARDY) BROOKS, JEAN: Thomas Hardy. The Poetic Structure. (Novelists and Their World). Signed and dedicated copy.
Elek. London. 1971 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 336pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed at edges. Reinforced inside. Not price clipped). Neat inscription from author to main title page. Author’s letter loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. This comprehensive study of his work gives a balanced view of Hardy’s total achievement. The author begins with four chapters on Hardy’s poetry, then deals with minor fiction and devotes a chapter to each of the major novels, followed by a discussion on The Dynasts and a final chapter assesses his influence. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy and British Poetry., (HARDY) DAVIE, DONALD:
3 (HARDY) DAVIE, DONALD: Thomas Hardy and British Poetry.
Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1973 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 192pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded. Reinforced inside with brown sticky tape. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Relevant newspaper clipping loose in back. "Professor Davie argues that in British poetry of the last 50 years the most far-reaching influence, for good or ill, has been not Yeats, still less Eliot or Pound, but Thomas Hardy." 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy. A Study of the Wessex Novels, the Poems and the Dynasts., (HARDY) DUFFIN, H.C.:
4 (HARDY) DUFFIN, H.C.: Thomas Hardy. A Study of the Wessex Novels, the Poems and the Dynasts.
Manchester University Press 1967 3rd ed. repr. 
Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 356pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. The author examines, first the several aspects of Mr.Hardy’s craftsmanship, and devotes the second half of his book to Hardy’s philosophy of life. This is a reprint of the re-written and much expanded third edition. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Second Mrs.Hardy. Signed copy., (HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT / MANTON, JO:
5 (HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT / MANTON, JO: The Second Mrs.Hardy. Signed copy.
Heinemann/ Univ.of Washington Press 1979 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. 150pp. With 16 b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Price clipped). Signed by authors on main title page. A clean and tight copy. "Thomas Hardy married his second wife, Florence Emily Dugdale, when he was in his seventies, and she nearly forty years younger" A very interesting book, Florence’s complex character, a difficult marriage, social history and the role of women at this time. A comprehensive biography of Florence Emily Dugdale, the companion of Hardy’s old age, and the guardian of his literary reputation after his death. This biography covers her relationships with many of the literary figures of the day such as J.M. Barrie, Siegfried Sassoon, and Sydney Cockerell. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Older Hardy. By the author of Young Thomas Hardy. Signed copy., (HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT:
6 (HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT: The Older Hardy. By the author of Young Thomas Hardy. Signed copy.
Heinemann 1978 (1st.) 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. 244pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Signed by author on main title page. A clean and tight copy. An outstanding literary biography, reveals Hardy’s sources of inspiration and sadness. "This is the second volume about Hardy’s life, and explores the deep currents that ran beneath the surface of this shy and secretive man, to emerge in the major novels of his middle age and in the poetry that continued to flow right up to his death.". 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Countryman’s Ear. And other essays on Thomas Hardy., (HARDY) HARDY, EVELYN:
7 (HARDY) HARDY, EVELYN: The Countryman’s Ear. And other essays on Thomas Hardy.
Tabb House. Padstow 1982 (1st.). 
In olive green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Brown endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine and front slightly faded. Small marks to spine). Price clipped. 100pp.8 b/w plates, incl. portrait. Excellent insight into the Life & Work of Thomas Hardy - perhaps the greatest of the 19th Century Regional Novelists 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy. O.M. The Man, His Works, and the Land of Wessex., (HARDY) HOLLAND, CLIVE:
8 (HARDY) HOLLAND, CLIVE: Thomas Hardy. O.M. The Man, His Works, and the Land of Wessex.
Herbert Jenkins. London. 1933 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers lettered in dark blue to spine and front. Map on endpapers. 320pp. Portrait & num.full-page drawings of Wessex views by DOUGLAS SNOWDEN. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Inscription to front endpaper, dated ‘33. Occasional neat pencil underlinings. Else a clean and tight copy. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The World of Thomas Hardy. Collected Papers on his Works., (HARDY) MAEKAWA, TETSUWO:
9 (HARDY) MAEKAWA, TETSUWO: The World of Thomas Hardy. Collected Papers on his Works.
Bundo-Sha. 1973 
Soft blue paper covers. . In very good condition. Covers slightly browned at edges. 63pp "Time" in Thos.Hardy and Tess.. (2) Hardy’s religious views. (3) Hardy’s dark-haired Iseult. (4) Hardy’s Jude the Obscure: A study in structure. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy’s "Studies, Specimens etc." Notebook., (HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL / DALZIEL, PAMELA (ed):
10 (HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL / DALZIEL, PAMELA (ed): Thomas Hardy’s "Studies, Specimens etc." Notebook.
Clarendon Press Oxford 1994 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. 164pp. Facsimile page as frontispiece. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. Although containing early material copied from earlier notebooks, this is a late working notebook devoted to verse and to Hardy’s ideas for new poems. Meticulously edited with full scholarly annotation. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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The Wormwood Cup. Thomas Hardy in Cornwall. A Study in Temperament, Topography and Timing., (HARDY) PHELPS, KENNETH:
11 (HARDY) PHELPS, KENNETH: The Wormwood Cup. Thomas Hardy in Cornwall. A Study in Temperament, Topography and Timing.
Padstow. Lodenek Press. 1975 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 172pp. Portrait & 21 photographs. Maps on endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Reinforced inside with brown sticky tape. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author finds that the most intensely emotional poetry hardy wrote relates to his association with Emma Gifford in Cornwall. Their courtship and subsequent marriage, changed, saddened and markedly developed Hardy as a man and a writer. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Landscape Poets: Thomas Hardy. Selected and introduced by Peter Porter. Photographs by John Hedgecoe., (HARDY) PORTER, PETER (ed):
12 (HARDY) PORTER, PETER (ed): Landscape Poets: Thomas Hardy. Selected and introduced by Peter Porter. Photographs by John Hedgecoe.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson. London. 1981 1st edition. 
Size 6.75 x 9.25 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 128pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. This anthology covers the broad span of Hardy’s poetic achievement, from the evocative Cornish scenes of his courtship and the Wessex poems to the incomparable later laments. Although much has changed since Hardy’s day, much is still the same and the photographs demonstrate this. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Thomas Hardy's Correspondence at Max Gate. A Descriptive Checklist., (HARDY) WEBER, C.& C.:
13 (HARDY) WEBER, C.& C.: Thomas Hardy's Correspondence at Max Gate. A Descriptive Checklist.
Colby College Press. Maine. 1968 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 238pp. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw; Small marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. A chronological checklist of the five thousand personal copies of letters housed in the Dorset County Museum each with a note on its content. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Hardy and the Lady From Madison Square. The Story of a literary friendship, with many letters from the famous novelist now published for the first time. Signed inscribed copy. Colby College Monograph No.20., (HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.:
14 (HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.: Hardy and the Lady From Madison Square. The Story of a literary friendship, with many letters from the famous novelist now published for the first time. Signed inscribed copy. Colby College Monograph No.20.
Waterville, Maine. Colby College Press 1952 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.25 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 264 pp. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded. Front detached, but intact, with old sticky tape. Not price clipped). Author’s personal inscription to front endpaper, dated 1964.Else a clean and tight copy. The story of Hardy’s friendship with Rebekah Owen. The friendship flourished with her admiration of Hardys novels, but cooled with her lack of enthusiasm for Jude. Rebekah owen’s collection of hardy books and memorabilia was purchased and sent to USA during and just afterWWII. The final chapter lists the books in the collection. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Hardy Of Wessex. His Life and Literary Career., (HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.:
15 (HARDY) WEBER, CARL J.: Hardy Of Wessex. His Life and Literary Career.
Columbia Univ. Press. New York 1965 revised. 
Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 324pp. With b/w portrait frontis and facsimile handwriting. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened. Foxing spots and handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips. Red ink and pencil annotations to back fly leaf. Not price clipped). Letter from author tipped in to front endpaper. Occasional pencil annotations throughout and to back endpaper. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. Carl Weber was curator of rare books at Colby College. This was considered by some to be the best biography of Hardy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The First Hundred Years of Thomas Hardy. 1840-1940. A Centenary Bibliography., (HARDY) WEBER,C.J:
16 (HARDY) WEBER,C.J: The First Hundred Years of Thomas Hardy. 1840-1940. A Centenary Bibliography.
NY: Russell & Russell 1969 
In original grey cloth with red to spine. With dustwrapper. 276pp; In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; a little rubbed and faded with small tear on bottom front edge. In removable plastic cover). A clean tight copy. Bibliography of works about Hardy published up to and including his Centenary in 1940. Re-issued in 1969. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman., BENINGFIELD, GORDON:
17 BENINGFIELD, GORDON: Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman.
Allen Lane. 1983 1st edition. 
Size 10.75 x 10.25 inches. In cream cloth covers with brown lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 141pp. With colour and b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to front. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Beautifully illustrated depiction of the Dorset of Thomas Hardy, drawn and painted by Gordon Beningfield. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman., BENINGFIELD, GORDON:
18 BENINGFIELD, GORDON: Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman.
Allen Lane. 1983 1st edition. 
Size 10.75 x 10.25 inches. In cream cloth covers with brown lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. 141pp. With colour and b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to front. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Beautifully illustrated depiction of the Dorset of Thomas Hardy, drawn and painted by Gordon Beningfield. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 BIGGS, JOHN R. / MASTERS, JAMES E.: Shaftesbury: the Shaston of Thomas Hardy. Twelve wood engravings. At the High House Press. 1932.
Book in Hand, Shaftesbury. 1983. facs repr. 
Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to maroon cloth spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrappwr (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated with b/w woodcuts. Facsimile reprint of a book, from High House Press, of twelve woodcuts showing aspects of Shaftesbury, Dorset. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Literary Notes of Thomas Hardy. Two volumes. Vol I, Notes; Vol I, Text. Gothenburg Studies in English 29., BJORK, LENNART A. (ed):
20 BJORK, LENNART A. (ed): The Literary Notes of Thomas Hardy. Two volumes. Vol I, Notes; Vol I, Text. Gothenburg Studies in English 29.
Goteborg. Sweden. 1974 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Two volumes. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Very clean and tight copies. This is the first volume of a two volume edition of The Literary Notes of Thomas Hardy. The volume is in two parts, Text and Notes. This first volume covers the years 1876-1884. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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