London, Smith & Elder, 1875-1876. Two volumes, being volume 32 [July to December 1875] and volume 33 [January to June 1876]. The first edition of Hardy's novel. Original boards. Near fine throughout with some fading and bumping to the spines, some foxing to page edges and a couple of leaves. Hinge of second volume pulling but held tightly by the strings and webbing. Scarce in original boards. Illustrated by George Du Maurier throughout.