By Thomas Hardy
London   Longmans, Green & Co.
9" by 6.5" 2-696
The first edition of this short story from Thomas Hardy. Present here in the scarce first volume of 'Longman's Magazine', where the story was first published in March of 1883.
By Thomas Hardy

1883 The Three Strangers. Longman's Magazine Volume I, November 1882 to April 1883

London   Longmans, Green & Co.
9" by 6.5" 2-696
The first edition of this short story from Thomas Hardy. Present here in the scarce first volume of 'Longman's Magazine', where the story was first published in March of 1883.
£30.00
: 1.5kgs / : 815F52

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce

The scarce first appearance in print of this short story from Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy.

A pastoral tale, relayed by an omniscient narrator fifty years after the events described, 'The Three Strangers' eventually became the first of the five stories that appeared in Hardy's 1888 'Wessex Tales'.

This story appears as pages 569 to 588 in the March 1883 issue of volume I, November 1882 to April 1883, of 'Longman's Magazine', a monthly periodical that focused on fiction. Alongside debuting a number of tales from Hardy, works from authors including Edith Nesbit, Rudyard Kipling and Henry James made their first appearances in this periodical.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Loss of cloth to back strip head and tail. Head of front joint starting, with board a little tender. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting to page perimeters, most concentrated to first and last few leaves.

Good

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