The Three Wayfarers A Play in One Act


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Half-Leather. No Jacket. Limited/Numbered. Private Press. First printing thus of the revised edition. One of 542 copies, of which 500 were for sale, this being no. 392. Red calf spine over blue cloth boards, t.e.g. Printed by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston. Illustrated in color by William H. Cotton. Laid in notice from the Fountain Press reads, in part: “An earlier version of this play was printed for copyright purposes in New York in 1893. Of this privately printed edition Mr. Hardy, in a letter to Mr, Sydney Cockerell [wrote] ‘About six copies were print ed in New York in 1893 for copyright purposes, and the one I enclose is probably the only one in existence, except a similar copy my wife has.’ ” Prior to this printing, the play had been produced thr ice on the stage: once at Terry’s Theatre in London on June 3rd, 1893; again at the Little Theatre in London on November 21st, 1913, and then at Keble College, Oxford on June 21st, 1926. Near fine copy.

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Hardy, Thomas


New York: The Fountain Press, 1930

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4to – over 9¾" – 12" tall

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