(BARNES); BAXTER, LUCY ("Leader Scott"): The Life of William Barnes. Poet and Philologist. With Author’s Signed Letter.
London, Macmillan & Co., 1887
Hardback, pprox 8 x 5 inches. In dark bllue cloth with gilt lettering and banding to spine, blind embossed panelling to boards. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, slight lean and darkening to spine, Some rubbing to boards and edges, ends of spine rubbed with some small nicks. Half title page inscribed on front and verso “George Allner 1889”. Some light foxing to forntis and title page, some handling marks and slight tanning to pages, some small gaps between gatherings. Mild foxing to rear catalogue. Includes several “et als”, Including funeral service “In Loving Memory” card, and handwritten letter signed “Robert Young”. 358pp. Cat.33pp (date 9.87.) Real photograph of Barnes pasted in as frontispiece.