MERRYMOUNT PRESS. HARDY, Thomas. UPDIKE, Daniel Berkeley. ~ Old Mrs Chundle. A Short Story.
No. 249 of 700 copies (of an edition limited to 755 copies). Title page vignette, head and tail pieces. Printed on Zanders handmade paper by Updike at The Merrymount Press. Pp. vi, 29. 155 x 220 mms. 8vo., original green cloth over patterned paper boards, gilt lettering to spine, fore and lower edges uncut, in toned and chipped glassine wrapper. Very mild darkening on very edges, otherwise a very good copy.
Written by Hardy between 1880 and 1890, ‘Old Mrs Chundle’ was intended to be included in the either of the volumes ‘Life’s Little Ironies’ or ‘Wessex Tales’.