Folio Society: Thomas Hardy - Wessex Tales; Strange, Lively and Commonplace
Wessex Tales; Strange, Lively and Commonplace by Thomas Hardy. Introduction by Robert Gittings.
Published by The Folio Society, London, 1987. First edition thus. Wessex Tales was first published in 1888.
A near fine printed hardback with printed blue cloth and gilt spine - printed label to spine with some show through speckles, complete with a very good blue slipcase (sun fading to edge). Book looks unread - lovely and clean. All tightly bound. Folio Society bookplate with neat owner's signature to first free endpaper, verso.
xiii + 200pp.
Dimensions (in slipcase): Approximately 235mm high x 153mm wide x 21mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 522g.