Edition: First Edition, Limited to 525 copies, signed by the author. Description: Original limited large paper edition of 525 copies in three volumes, signed by Thomas Hardy to the first volume. A finely-produced book in quarter vellum decorative boards in original clear glassine wrappers, in their original further brown dustwrappers. Printed on fine hand made paper at the Chiswick press. Bookplate of Robert Allan Fitzsimmons to each volume (see pictures).
165 pages (vol 1), 211 pages (vol 2), and 235 pages (vol 3). The dustwrappers are in clean attractive condition with some wear and chipping to their extremities (see pictures), and some neat reinforcement on their inner surfaces. The books themselves are in excellent condition, clean and bright with glassine covers likewise in excellent condition. Many leaves still uncut, indicating that the book has not been read all the way through.Binding sound and square in all volumes. An unusually nice copy of this scarce book, signed by the author. The three volumes of this beautifully-produced book on hand made paper weigh nearly 4000g. We take great care in the packaging of all our books to ensure that they arrive as described.
We have over 3,000 titles listed and have something for everyone. We add new stock regularly to ensure that we always have new and interesting books for sale. The item "Thomas Hardy, The Dynasts 1927 Signed Three Volume Ltd Ed Original Dustjackets" is in sale since Sunday, June 12, 2016.This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "clanceforth" and is located in Hornchurch. This item can be shipped worldwide.