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A group of Noble Dames 55 editions

Cover of: A group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy
About the Book

That is to say: the first Countess of Wessex, Barbara of the House of Grebe, the Marchioness of Stonehenge, Lady Mottisfont, the Lady Icenway, Squire Petrick's lady, Anna, Lady Baxby, the Lady Penelope, the Duchess of Hamptonshire and the Honourable Laura.

The pedigrees of our county families, arranged in diagrams on the pages of county histories, mostly appear at first sight to be as barren of any touch of nature as a table of logarithms. But given a clue - the faintest tradition of what went on behind the scenes, and this dryness as of dust may be transformed into a palpitating drama. More, the careful comparison of dates alone - that of birth with marriage, of marriage with death, of one marriage, birth, or death with a kindred marriage, birth, or death - will often effect the same transformation, and anybody practised in raising images from such genealogies finds himself unconsciously filling into the framework the motives, passions, and personal qualities which would appear to be the single explanation possible of some extraordinary conjunction in times, events, and personages that occasionally marks these reticent family records. Out of such pedigrees and supplementary material most of the following stories have arisen and taken shape. I would make this preface an opportunity of expressing my sense of the courtesy and kindness of several bright-eyed Noble Dames yet in the flesh, who, since the first publication of these tales in periodicals, six or seven years ago, have given me interesting comments and conjectures on such of...

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55 editions First published in 1891

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Publish date unknown, Macmillan
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1891, J. R. Osgood, McIlvaine, and Co.
A group of noble dames.
in English
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1891, J.R. Osgood, McIlvaine
A group of noble dames
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1891, Harper and Brothers
A group of noble dames
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1891, Harper
A group of noble dames.
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1891, Harper and Brothers
A group of noble dames
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1891, B. Tauchnitz
A group of noble dames
in English - Copyright ed.
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1891, James R. Osgood, McIlvaine
A group of noble dames
Microform in English
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1891, Harper and Brothers
A group of noble dames
in English
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1891, E.A. Petherick
A group of noble dames
in English - Colonial ed.
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1896, Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.
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1903, Macmillan
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1905, Harper
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1907, Macmillan
A group of noble dames
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1907, Macmillan
A group of noble dames
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1912, Macmillan
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in English - Wessex edition.
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1919, Harper and Brothers
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1919, Harper
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1924, Macmillan
A group of noble dames.
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1925, Macmillan
A group of noble dames.
in English - [Wessex ed.]
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1952, Macmillan
A group of noble dames.
in English
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1952, Macmillan
A group of noble dames.
in English - Library ed.
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1957, Macmillan
A group of noble dames
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1962, Macmillan, St. Martin's Press
A group of noble dames.
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1962, Macmillan
A group of noble dames
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1962, Macmilln, St.Martin's
A group of noble dames
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1968, Macmillan, St. Martin's Press
A group of noble dames
in English - [Greenwood ed.]
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1968, Macmillan
A Group of Noble Dames
in English - The Greenwood edition.
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1968, Macmillan
A group of noble dames.
in English - [Greenwood ed.]
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1970, Distributed by Heron Books
A group of noble dames
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1970, Heron Books
A group of noble dames
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1983, Sutton
A group of noble dames
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September 1993, Sutton Pub Ltd
A Group of Noble Dames (Pocket Classics)
Paperback in English
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1994, Folio Society
A group of noble dames
in English
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May 2002, IndyPublish.com
A Group of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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May 2002, IndyPublish.com
A Group of Noble Dames
Hardcover in English
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July 31, 2003, Echo Library
A Group of Noble Dames (Clear Print)
Paperback in English
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2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
A Group of Noble Dames
eBook in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
A Group Of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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2004, 1st World Library
A Group Of Noble Dames
Perfect Paperback in English
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September 30, 2004, 1st World Library
A Group Of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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May 8, 2006, Hesperides Press
A Group Of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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February 20, 2006, 1st World Library - Literary Society
A Group Of Noble Dames
Hardcover in English
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July 12, 2006, IndyPublish
A Group of Noble Dames
Hardcover in English
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November 3, 2006, Hard Press
A Group of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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April 30, 2006, Paperbackshop.Co.UK Ltd - Echo Library
A Group of Noble Dames
Paperback in English - Largeprint edition
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2006, 1st World Library
A Group of Noble Dames
E-book in English
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July 12, 2007, IndyPublish
A Group of Noble Dames
Paperback in English
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
A Group of Noble Dames (Large Print Edition)
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October 12, 2007, Book Jungle
A Group of Noble Dames
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
A Group of Noble Dames
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April 20, 2007, Dodo Press
A Group of Noble Dames (Dodo Press)
Paperback in English

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