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The Wessex of Romance

The Wessex of Romance

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The Wessex of Romance

by Wilkinson Sherren

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  • Hardcover
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London: Francis Griffiths, 1908. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1908 New and Revised Edition, 295 pages plus advertisements, Original publisher's brown half calf binding over brown pebbled cloth, gilt title to spine compartment with rule and nice light tooling, tight and square with sharp corners, red deckeled edges, light edge wear, Very clean floral end papers, No previous owner bookplate or writing, At least Very Good plus, light foxing to preliminaries text is near Fine, Detailed history of Wessex England; it's people, town and places, and famous Wessex Author Thomas Hardy, Includes language definitions and Hardy Bibliography. Very clean and most presentable. Protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
003113
Title
The Wessex of Romance
Author
Wilkinson Sherren
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Francis Griffiths
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1908
Keywords
History of England, Wessex England, Thomas Hardy

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