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The Mayor of Casterbridge

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London, The Folio Society., 1990. 15 cm x 23 cm. 335 pages. Original, illustrated hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding. "The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character", is a novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge (based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset). The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, all set in a fictional rural England. Hardy began writing the book in 1884 and wrote the last page on 17 April 1885. Within the book, he writes that the events took place "before the nineteenth century had reached one-third of its span". Literary critic Dale Kramer sees it as being set somewhat later in the late 1840s, corresponding to Hardy's youth in Dorchester."

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Added value:
In slip case
Author(s):
Thomas Hardy
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Folio Society

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London, The Folio Society., 1990. 15 cm x 23 cm. 335 pages. Original, illustrated hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Clean inside with solid binding. "The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character", is a novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge (based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset). The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, all set in a fictional rural England. Hardy began writing the book in 1884 and wrote the last page on 17 April 1885. Within the book, he writes that the events took place "before the nineteenth century had reached one-third of its span". Literary critic Dale Kramer sees it as being set somewhat later in the late 1840s, corresponding to Hardy's youth in Dorchester."

PLU:
0
Added value:
In slip case
Author(s):
Thomas Hardy
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Folio Society

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