One of 500 Sets Signed by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy. The Works of Thomas Hardy. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1919-1920. The Mellstock Edition, one of 500 sets signed by Hardy on the limitation page of the first volume. Portrait frontispiece in volume I. Contemporary full blue calf, boards triple-ruled in gilt, gilt floral cornerpieces, spines ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. Spines uniformly sunned to brown, the gutter facing the signed limitation page in volume I is cracked, some minor occasional rubbing to bindings. Nearly fine with a very nice overall appearance. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr

Constitution de 1791 : décret de l'Assemblée nationale précédé de la Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen. Exemplaire manuscrit collationné sur l'original, Reliure de maroquin vert estampillée du médaillon de l'Assemblée nationale. la reliure mesure environ 32,5 cm de haut sur 22 cm de large Archives nationales, AE/I/10 N° pièce 1 © Archives nationales, France