Title Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect. First Collection, fourth edition. Second Collection, second edition. Third Collection. Three volumes.
Publisher John Russell Smith. 1866, 1863, 1862.
Seller ID 73813
Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In blind embossed cloth covers with gilt to spine. 3 volumes. Vol III has engraved frontis and illustrated main title. In very good condition. Spines slightly faded and rubbed. Boards faded to brown. Vol I, split to lower front edge of spine and reinforced hinges. Corners slightly bumped. Neat inscriptions to front endpaper dated 1866, 1907, 1945. Neat inscription to back endpaper. Vol II, spine slightly split at top end. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1945. Neat pencil inscription to back endpaper. Vol III, spine slightly rubbed at ends. Boards faded. Hinges slightly cracked. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1866. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Wiliam Barne’s Poems in the Dorset Dialect in three volumes.
BARNES, WILLIAM WILLIAM BARNES, Poems, Rural Life, Dorset Dialect, First Collection, Second Collection, Third Collection, Three volumes, Poetry Dorset