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Poems Of the Past and Present

By Hardy, Thomas




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Poems of the Past and Present.

HARDY, Thomas.

London & New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1902 [but 1901]. Presentation binding Octavo. Original deluxe binding of white buckram, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with gilt roundel, gilt edges. Housed in reddish brown silk folding case, white spine labels lettered in gilt. Gilt lettering and roundel rubbed, a clean, square copy. First edition, one of 500 copies. A nice example of the presentation binding of Hardy's second volume of verse. The book was published in November 1901, and this was advertised as "a Special Edition, suitable for presentation, bound in white and gold." It is unknown how many are thus bound but it can not have been many, and examples are uncommon on the market. Purdy pp. 107-119.

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Poems of the Past and Present

Hardy, Thomas

London & New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. First edition, one of 500 copies. xi, [i], 260, [2] pp. 8vo. Original white beveled buckram with gilt monogram to front cover, a.e.g.; presentation binding. Gilt on spine and medallion rubbed, otherwise a clean, square copy. Housed in red silk drop box. First edition, one of 500 copies. xi, [i], 260, [2] pp. 8vo. PRESENTATION BINDING. A nice example of the presentation binding of Hardy's second volume of verse. The book was published in November 1901, and this was advertised as "a Special Edition, suitable for presentation, bound in white and gold." It is unknown how many are thus bound but it can not have been many, and examples are uncommon on the market. Purdy pp. 107-119

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Poems of The Past and Present

Hardy, Thomas

London: Harper & Brothers, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. 260pp. + ads. Publisher's green ribbed cloth, gilt titles and device on the upper board. Top edge gilt. There is a very tiny closed tear at the top of the spine and the beginnings of a split between pages 159 and 160. Very minor bumping to corners, but an unusually fine, bright copy. Ex-Doheny, with the oval leather 'Ex libris Estelle Doheny' bookplate on the front paste down (and has offset, as usual, to the opposite page (the front free endpaper.) Webb, Bibliography of Thomas Hardy, pp. 35-36. This title was issued in two bindings, as Webb notes: dark green ribbed cloth, T.E.G; and white buckram with gilt edges. "The difference is one of size," he writes, "the cloth being about quarter-of-an-inch taller than the buckram."

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Poems of the Past and Present

Thomas Hardy

2014-02-12. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Poems of the past and present

Thomas Hardy

Nabu Press, 2010-08-16. Paperback. Good.

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