Wessex Worthies (Dorset). 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.:

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Hardback, approx 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Half bound with grey cloth to spine and light blue paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt to top page edges. In very good condition. Cloth rebacked on spine. Corners bumped and chipped. Some handling marks to boards. Darkening to endpapers with bookplate to front “John Herbert Bowen.” Some minor darkening to frontis plate. A couple of minor handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 31 plates with 44 photogravure portraits (incl. Rev. W. Barnes), views, etc.; 167 pp. 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). 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 EDITION (89/325):

Seller ID: 79377

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Biography, Dorset, History, national service, William Barnes, Wessex worthies, Moule, hardy, numbered, limited