Tess of the D'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman with two etchings by H. Macbeth-Raeburn and a map of Wessex.
Edition: First Thus
London: James R Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, 1895. Volume 1 of the "Wessex Novels" series. Macbeth-Raeburn's portrait of Hardy as frontis. Facsimile signature opposite and another Macbeth-Raeburn illustration. Map of Wessx. Original dark green boards, with the gilt TH monogram to the front board. Recent buckram spine in matching colour with author's name and title in gilt. The remnant of the original spine is loosely inserted to the rear of the book. 210 by 150mm (8¼ by 6 inches).
Condition: spine is in excellent condition. Boards have a little rubbing, but still sound. Internally clean and tidy throughout.