Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 177

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
HARDY, THOMAS. Tess of the D'Urbervilles. A Pure Woman. Illustrated with 41 wood-engraved plates and illustrations by Vivien Gribble; folding map within red border by Emery Walker at end. 4to, original gilt-lettered 1/4 vellum over marbled boards, corners rubbed with slight exposure, fore- and bottom edges uncut; original printed dust jacket, minor soiling, spine panel sunned with a few small nicks and creases, fold corners nicked; Millicent W. Smyth pictorial bookplate to front pastedown. One of 325 unnumbered large paper copies signed by the author. Superior copy in unrestored dust jacket. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926