Thomas Hardy

Jude the Obscure

originally published:
(London) : Osgood, McIlvaine

We offered this first issue copy of the first edition in our Catalog 129.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 6/2/1840
died: 1/11/1928
born as: Thomas Hardy
nationality: Great Britain

English poet and his nation's foremost regional novelist, whose most impressive novels are set in "Wessex," an imaginary county in southwest England that were based on the actual county of Dorset. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


We offered this inscribed copy of the first edition, one of only five known, in our first Classic Book Cards set.