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Lot 22

HARDY, Thomas. Dorchester (Dorset), With Its Surroundings. Ordnance Map.

1st edition, 1905-1906. One of the Homeland Handbooks series (vol. 46).
8vo., original printed wrappers.
Foreword by Mr Thomas Hardy. Topographical plates. Housed in a blue cloth chemise

Estimate: £800 - £1,000
Hammer price: £800
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Includes chapters on literature about William Barnes and Thomas Hardy, “Casterbridge” and a list of places mentioned by Mr Hardy in the Wessex Novels under fictitious names.
Spine a little rubbed, otherwise good.

With: 1 pp. als from Thomas Hardy in ink, Max Gate, 9/7/05 acknowledging receipt of the book and thanking the author,
signed ‘T. Hardy’.
Exlibris of Carroll Atwood Wilson and the collector Frederick Adams, Jr.

Provenance: Property from the library of a Dorset Gentleman.

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