Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxvi]-xxxvii).
|Statement||Thomas Hardy ; edited by Alan Manford ; with an introduction by Norman Page.|
|Series||Oxford world"s classics, Oxford world"s classics (Oxford University Press)|
|LC Classifications||PR4750 .L549 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlii, 251 p. :|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||00266191|
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