THE TRUMPET MAJOR Thomas Hardy
Folio Society – red slip case and red cloth cover. Gold lettering on spine – 9” x 6” x 1 ¼” NEW UNREAD CONDITION
Thomas Hardy THE TRUMPET MAJOR First Folio Edition
First Folio Society edition of THE TRUMPET MAJOR : John Loveday, a Soldier in the War with Bonaparte, and Robert His Brother, by Thomas Hardy and published by The Folio Society, London, in 1990. Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. Red cloth blocked with a decorative "Corn dolly" motif drawn by the artist. Introduction by Paul I. Webb.
The book is in very good condition. Clean red boards in red-orange slipcase gold lettering on the book spine. The Trumpet Major is a historical novel set in the Napoleonic Wars, before victory at Trafalgar finally ended the threat of a French invasion. It tells the tale of how Anne Garland has to choose between three competing suitors. Hardy explores the subversive effects of ordinary human desire and conflicting loyalties on systematized versions of history.
314 pages. Map of Wessex "of the Novels and Poems" to end papers.
DCB Book Code EK400 184