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NOTES ON ANCIENT BRITAIN AND THE BRITONS.
Barnes, William.

NOTES ON ANCIENT BRITAIN AND THE BRITONS.

John Russell Smith 1858.
1st Ed. viii + 167pp. + 8pp. publ. list. Some very light browning, original bright gilt lettered brown cloth, spine sl. bumped and marked. William Barnes (18011886), poet and philologist. ODNB ... His admirers included Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, Edmund Gosse, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Francis Palgrave, Coventry Patmore, Sir Arthur Quiller Couch, and Alfred Tennyson as well as Thomas Hardy. For Hardy, Barnes provided the stimulus of a local skilled practitioner of poetry, and Hardy learned much from Barnes ...
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