Kaye & Ward 1st 1980
8vo, aquamarine boards with gold titling to spine F/VG++ 505 gms
(Order reference 16071).
This book may be used as a dictionary and read as a book. Here, arranged alphabetically, are entries related to Thomas Hardy and his works. The novels each have a separate entry, as do the short stories. Each collection of poetry merits a separate entry and the best known poems are also entered individually. in addition there are entries for Hardy’s main characters including the celebrated women. The book is illustrated with 140 black and white photographs, including some interesting and less widely known photographs of Hardy and each of his wives.