Tess of the D'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman
Harper & Brothers
Volume 1 of The Wessex Novels, Later Edition. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt decoration to front board containing Hardy's initials. Top edge gilt, fore and lower edges untrimmed. Octavo. [A]8 B8-2K8 2L4 pp. [i-vi] vii-xiv, 520.
A book in Good Only condition with fraying of spine ends and rubbing to board edges, splitting of front hinge. Contemporary pictures of The Wellbridge and the D'Urberville tomb pasted to front endpapers. Contemporary script notations on verso of front free-endpaper and half-title.