Item #132781 Dorset Poems. William BARNES.
Dorset Poems

Dorset Poems

London, The Folio Press, 1989 (first thus).

Octavo, xii, 83 pages with a frontispiece, and numerous illustrations from engravings by William Barnes.

Quarter cloth and watered silk with a decorative title label mounted on the front cover; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; spine a trifle sunned; leading edge very slightly marked; an excellent copy with the fine transparent acetate dustwrapper.

One of a small series of letterpress editions produced by The Folio Society under the Folio Press imprint. Barnes' original text in the Dorset dialect is presented in parallel with standard English translations by Pauline Tennant; the introduction is by Peter Levi.

Item #132781

Price (AUD): $75.00

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