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Thomas Hardy: The "Dream-Country" of his Fiction. Signed copy.

By: (HARDY) ALEXANDER, ANNE:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Vision/ Barnes & Noble. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68372


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 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. 190pp. The author examines Hardy’s process of the creation of his semi-real world of Wessex. View more info

Thomas Hardy and British Poetry.

By: (HARDY) DAVIE, DONALD:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1973 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69850


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 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. 192pp. "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." View more info

The Older Hardy. By the author of Young Thomas Hardy. Signed copy.

By: (HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Heinemann 1978 (1st.):

Seller ID: 68378


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. 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. 244pp. With b/w photographs. 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... View more info

The Countryman’s Ear. And other essays on Thomas Hardy.

By: (HARDY) HARDY, EVELYN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tabb House. Padstow 1982 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 53632


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 View more info

Thomas Hardy. O.M. The Man, His Works, and the Land of Wessex.

By: (HARDY) HOLLAND, CLIVE:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins. London. 1933 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 64607


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers lettered in dark blue to spine and front. Map on endpapers. 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. 320pp. Portrait & num.full-page drawings of Wessex views by DOUGLAS SNOWDEN. View more info

The World of Thomas Hardy. Collected Papers on his Works.

By: (HARDY) MAEKAWA, TETSUWO:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bundo-Sha. 1973:

Seller ID: 53954


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. View more info

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Thomas Hardy’s “Studies, Specimens etc.” Notebook.

By: (HARDY) MILLGATE, MICHAEL / DALZIEL, PAMELA (ed):

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press Oxford 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69632


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 164pp. Facsimile page as frontispiece. 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. View more info

The First Hundred Years of Thomas Hardy. 1840-1940. A Centenary Bibliography.

By: (HARDY) WEBER,C.J:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: NY: Russell & Russell 1969:

Seller ID: 53118


In original grey cloth with red to spine. With dustwrapper. 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. 276pp; Bibliography of works about Hardy published up to and including his Centenary in 1940. Re-issued in 1969. View more info

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The Part Played by Architecture in the Life and Work of Thomas Hardy (With particular reference to the Novels.) Together with a Biography of ‘Thomas Hardy as an Architect.’ Signed By The Author.

By: BEATTY, CLAUDIUS J. P.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Plush, Dorset, Plush Publishing, 2004:

Seller ID: 79311


Large paperback, approx 11.5 x 8 inches. Glossy green paperback covers with black lettering and colour photo illustration to front. In very good near fine condition. Author’s presentation inscription to preliminary title page “To Maureen Keats, with best wishes from Claudius Beatty”. Else very clean and tight. 11pp; b/w Illustration on front cover. Beatty’s Degree Thesis for 1963 & Monograph on Hardy’s career in Architecture giving dates and places. View more info

Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman.

By: BENINGFIELD, GORDON:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Allen Lane. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70574


Size 10.75 x 10.25 inches. In cream cloth covers with brown lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to front. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 141pp. With colour and b/w illustrations. Beautifully illustrated depiction of the Dorset of Thomas Hardy, drawn and painted by Gordon Beningfield. View more info

Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfield. Text by Anthea Zeman.

By: BENINGFIELD, GORDON:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Allen Lane. 1983 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71149


Size 10.75 x 10.25 inches. In cream cloth covers with brown lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to front. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 141pp. With colour and b/w illustrations. Beautifully illustrated depiction of the Dorset of Thomas Hardy, drawn and painted by Gordon Beningfield. View more info

Shaftesbury: the Shaston of Thomas Hardy. Twelve wood engravings. At the High House Press. 1932.

By: BIGGS, JOHN R. / MASTERS, JAMES E.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Book in Hand, Shaftesbury. 1983. facs repr.:

Seller ID: 68137


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. View more info

The Thomas Hardy Year Book. No.18.

By: COX, J.STEVENS / COX, G.STEVENS (ed):

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Toucan Press, Guernsey. 1989:

Seller ID: 58617


Pamphlet. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. 80pp. With cover and frontis b/w portrait of Typhena Sparks. This edition is an article on Thomas Hardy’s Relatives and their times: Some “Sparks” Letters and Other Documents by Professor John R. Doheny. View more info

A Choice of Thomas Hardy’s Poems. Made and Introduced by Geoffrey Grigson. Illustrated by Glynn Thomas.

By: GRIGSON, GEOFFREY:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Macmillan. 1969 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70587


Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; corners reinforced inside. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With b/w illustrations. Some poems by Thomas Hardy, with b/w line drawings. View more info

Thomas Hardy. His Life and Work.

By: HARDY / HALLIDAY, F.E:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Adams & Dart 1972 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 53949


Tall 8vo. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to blue label on spine. With dustwrapper. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper (dw; slight darkening around the top. In removable plastic cover. Pubs. details stapled to plastic cover.) Not price clipped. Slight browning to front endpapers. Else a clena and tight copy. 206pp. 49 photo.plates. Map on endpapers. A biographical study of Thomas Hardy and his works. A map of Wessex on endpapers. Literary biographer and essayist F E Halliday’s very readable and enjoyable biography of the great Wessex poet and novelist. The dustwrapper picture... View more info

Thomas Hardy’s Epic-drama: A Study of “The Dynasts”.

By: HARDY / OREL, H.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, New York. 1969:

Seller ID: 53623


Tall 8vo.In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded with small bump at back edge. Slight browning to endpapers. Owner’s bookplate on first title page. A clean and tight copy. 122 pp. A study and critique of Hardy’s epic poem. View more info

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Hardy.

By: HARDY / SEYMOUR-SMITH, MARTIN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury 1994 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 78267


Size 6.0 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 886pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. A “radical reappraisal”. A biography which shows Thomas Hardy in a new light. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Works of Thomas Hardy 1865 - 1915.

By: HARDY / WEBB, A.P.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Frank Hollings 1916 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 68834


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and TH monogram on front cover. Top edge gilt. Ex library copy in very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Library label to front endpaper. Library rubber stamps to endpapers, half title and blank backs of plates. Else a clean and tight copy. 128pp. With b/w portrait frontis and fasimile handwritten pages. Bibliography listing the first editions of Hardy’s works up to 1915. View more info

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Hardy's Wessex. With Photographs by Anthony Kersting.

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London. 1983 1st:

Seller ID: 80248


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. In light blue cloth covers with silver lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded, chipped at top end, Not price clipped.) Else a clean and tight copy. 202pp. Illustrated with colour plates & b&w photographs. An exploration and a celebration of the part-real, part-dream country created by Thomas Hardy, which embraces the central heartland of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset; the New Forest; Devon and the coast of North Cornwall. Desmond Hawkins takes as his principal theme those areas which most dyna... View more info

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Hardy Novelist & Poet

By: HAWKINS, DESMOND:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & New York, David & Charles / Barnes & Noble, 1976 1st UK edition.:

Seller ID: 81021


Size 9 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Edges rubbed, Thin stain to rear top edge, some fading to front and spine. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper, else a very clean and tight copy. 247pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The author presents Hardy’s career chronologically and places the novels and poetry within the context of his life, friendships and marriages. View more info