Concerning Agnes. Thomas Hardy’s “Good Little Pupil”. Signed.

By: HARDY (interest) / HAWKINS, DESMOND:

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Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Owner’s bookplate to half title page. Author’s neat inscription to main title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 148pp. With b/w photographs. Over 7 years Dr.Hawkins slowly accumulated the evidence to paint a portrait of the remarkable woman who inspired Hardy’s poem "Concerning Agnes" and her life and times. Agnes, the daughter of General Augustus Pitt-Rivers was President of the Forward Suffrage Union, and spoke publicly in the Liberal cause. She later become Lady Grove, was one of the last of the “grandes dames” whose world disintegrated in the 1914 - 18 war.

Title: Concerning Agnes. Thomas Hardy’s “Good Little Pupil”. Signed.

Author Name: HARDY (interest) / HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Categories: Secondary literature,

Publisher: Alan Sutton 1982 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 84773

Keywords: HARDY, THOMAS::Secondary literature Biography Dorset Thomas Hardy agnes lady grove hawkins pitt rivers suffrage libral cause pupil dustwrapper first edition photographs