Thomas Hardy first editions
Browse our fine collection of Thomas Hardy rare books and signed first editions including Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure and Wessex Tales.
The prolific Victorian novelist and poet Thomas Hardy relies on shifting perspectives, using odd angles and give multiple views. His books and poetry are associated with pessimism, gloom, fate and tragedy. Although he is liberal, he is an evolutionary pessimist and his atheistic view sees us as becoming doomed.