Thomas Hardy Novelist or Poet?
Privately Printed, 1929. 4to, (vi), 32, (8) pp. Frontispiece portrait by Augustus John, and facsimiles of Hardys manuscript within. Original cloth-backed boards, paper spine and cover labels. Original glassine wrapper in blue cloth box with paper label. As new. First edition, limited to 950 copies. Newton produced this book and used the profits to erect a Hardy Memorial in England. Reproduces a number of letters in facsimile from the Newton collection. Loosely inserted in this copy is the auction catalogue Books of a Busted Bibliophile 1926.
(Item Id: 109852)