1889 The Woodlanders
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The Woodlanders has been classed as one of Hardy's 'Wessex' novels and was written from his home in Dorchester. The work follows many of Hardy's common themes of a rustic setting, poorly chosen marriages, unrequited love, social class and an unhappy ending. Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet. He was a Victorian realist who wrote in the tradition of George Eliot. His works were influenced by the Romantic movement.
In a full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Patches of rubbing to the joints and to the head and tail of spine. Minor bumping to the extremities. Further bumping to the head and tail of spine. Spine has faded. Several marks and a few spots to the boards and spine. Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper. Another prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, L A Harrison. Internally, generally firmly bound. Offsetting to endpapers. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with occasional light spots.
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