A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy
A very good first edition copy of A Group of Noble Dames. The book contains a collection of short stories concerning a noble dame in the 17th or 18th century. Includes: The First Countess of Wessex, Barbara of the House of Grebe, The Marchioness of Stonehenge, Lady Mottisfont, The Lady Icenway, Squire, Petrick’s Lady, Anna Lady Baxby, The Lady Penelope, The Duchess of Hamptonshire and The Honourable Laura.
Original boards with illustrations on the upper cover. Darkening of the spine. Stain on the upper cover. Slight lean to the book. Mild bumping on the spine ends. Clean contents and end papers. Split hinge on front hinge and on page 256. 8vo 271 pp.
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