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    One of 500 Sets Signed by Thomas Hardy

    Thomas Hardy. The Works of Thomas Hardy. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1919-1920. The Mellstock Edition, one of 500 sets signed by Hardy on the limitation page of the first volume. Portrait frontispiece in volume I. Contemporary full blue calf, boards triple-ruled in gilt, gilt floral cornerpieces, spines ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. Spines uniformly sunned to brown, the gutter facing the signed limitation page in volume I is cracked, some minor occasional rubbing to bindings. Nearly fine with a very nice overall appearance. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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