A Group of Noble Dames: The Wessex Novels Volume 15. by Thomas Hardy
1914. Reprinted. 270 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. The Wessex Novels Volume 15. Rough-cut pages are moderately tanned with visible foxing throughout. Cracks to guttering, causing pages to become loose. Some pages are uncut, thus unread. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Noticeable tears and creases to text block edges. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Black marks to all surfaces. Book has a slight forward lean.