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A Thomas Hardy miscellany

A Thomas Hardy miscellany

Thomas Hardy"s Wessex, 1891 ; Letter from Hardy to the editor of The Bookman, 1891 ; The work of Thomas Hardy, by Professor Minto, 1891

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Published by Toucan Press in St. Peter Port, Guernsey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928.

  • Edition Notes

    Articles and letter reprinted from The Bookman, 1891.

    Statementedited by J. Stevens Cox.
    ContributionsMinto, William, 1845-1893., Stevens-Cox, James., Toucan Press
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[20] p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18961924M
    ISBN 100856942472


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