The Life of William Barnes, Poet and Philologist

By: Baxter, Lucy (Leader Scott)

Price: £50.00

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Book Condition: Good


Navy blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to top and bottom of spine and cover corners. Previous owners name neatly written in ink on front pastedown and front endpapers. Light browning to endpapers. 358pp. pllus 2pp. publishers list. Tissue-guarded frontispiece photographic portrait of William Barnes.The author was born in Dorchester, the third daughter of William Barnes, by his wife Julia Miles. The book provides a sympathetic portrait of Barnes (22 February 1801 - 7 October 1886) who was an English writer, poet, Church of England priest, and philologist. He wrote over 800 poems, some in Dorset dialect, and much other work, including a comprehensive English grammar quoting from more than 70 different languages.

Title: The Life of William Barnes, Poet and Philologist

Author Name: Baxter, Lucy (Leader Scott)

Categories: Biography/Autobiography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London and New York, Macmillan and Co.: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 006298

Keywords: william barnes, dorset,