NOTES ON ISSUE 3: ILLUSTRATIONS
These illustrations, by Harry French, are taken from the Household Edition of Hard Times, published by Chapman and Hall in London (D. Appleton and Co. in New York), in the 1870s. The cover reproduces that edition's paper cover. The weekly serial of Hard Times was not illustrated, nor was the first volume edition.
"It would be a fine thing to be you, Miss Louisa!"
"Heaven's mercy, woman!" he cried, falling
farther off from the figure. "Has thou come back agen?"
He felt a touch upon his arm