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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title: Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Author and Title: Thomas Hardy. Tess of the D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman

First Edition: London: Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891. 3 volumes, cr. 8vo., 31s. 6d.


  • Nottinghamshire Guardian, 4 July 1891 to 28 November 1891 (weekly), End date approximate
  • Graphic, illustrated by Hubert von Herkomer, 4 July 1891 to 26 December 1891 (weekly)

Summary: Originally titled A Daughter of the D'Urbervilles during its newspaper serial run.

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References: BL; EC; Sutherland; Vann


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