Wessex Worthies (Dorset). Large Paper Edition. With some account of others connected with the history of the County, and numerous portraits and illustrations. With an introductory note by THOMAS HARDY.

By: FOSTER, J.J.:

Price: £90.00

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Hardback, 11.5 x 9 inches. Vellum binding to spine with green cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine with vignette to front. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to spine and some minor handling marks to cloth. Small bump to top edge of front board. Partial darkening to free-sides of endpapers, bookplate to front “Wilfred Howard Loraine.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout, no penned inscriptions or handling marks to pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. 167pp. 31 plates with 44 photogravure portraits (incl. Rev. W. Barnes), views, etc.; Besides his "Introductory Note", signed in facsimile, Hardy contributed "valued Suggestions" to this volume, and permitted the reprinting of "A Call to National Service".(Purdy)

Title: Wessex Worthies (Dorset). Large Paper Edition. With some account of others connected with the history of the County, and numerous portraits and illustrations. With an introductory note by THOMAS HARDY.

Author Name: FOSTER, J.J.:

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: Dickinsons 1920. 1920 Limited Large Paper Edition 23/50.:

Seller ID: 83593

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