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Graham York Rare Books

Large stock of books relating to fine and applied art, architecture, travel, natural history, literature, history, topography, theatre, and possibly the largest collection of Spain and Gypsies in the UK.

MOMENTS OF LOVE. POEMS TO EMMA

Description

1997, small 4to, Dorset Natural History and Archeological Society, ppxiv + 95, green calf over green cloth boards in slipcase. A facsimile edition taken from manuscripts in the Dorset County Museum owned by Thomas Hardy Memorial Collection Trustees. No.6 of a limited edition of 157 copies containing an original autograph by Hardy. This book contains thirty-four of Hardy's Poems about Emma and his Cornish romance; the intention was to put together a collection of poems in Hardy's own hand prefaced by his own signature, and made possible by the discovery in the museum of 157 signed sheets.

Price

£650.00