Mrs Florence Emily Hardy
Florence Emily Hardy, nee Dugdale, second wife of the novelist Thomas Hardy, pictured in 1914. Florence was Hardy's secretary and herself a write of children's books. She nursed Hardy through his last illness; he died in January 1928.
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WW1 - To My Dear One - A Drummer pens a poem to his love
WW1 - To My Dear One - A Drummer pens a poem to his love, using his magnificent bass drum as a writing stand. "Though from your side I am away; My thoughts are with you night & day; With eyes of love your face I see; And know that you are true to me". Date: 1918
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Boethius (480-524). Consolation of Philosophy. Cover. Leyden
Boethius (480-524). Christian eclectic philosopher, compiler and translator of ancient philosophy of Aristotle's treatises. Consolation of Philosophy. Cover printed in Lugduni (Leyden) in 1509, with St. Thomas, Boethius and Jodocus Badius Ascensius.
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