The Wessex of Thomas Hardy
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Published by J. Lane in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928,
  • Dorset (England) -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Title in green and gold.

Statementwritten by Bertram C. A. Windle. Illustrated by Edmund H. New.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 332 p.
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23319215M

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