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The McKie Collection

Crerar's Edition of Burns' Poems with his Life and Character [1802, Kirkcaldy]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Crerar's Edition of Burns' Poems with his Life and Character, by Robert Burns. Kirkcaldy: Printed by J. Crerar. 1802.


Binding: brown leather on boards; gold decoration on cover and spines; title, edition, volume and date on spine in gold; cream wove end-paper; cream wove paper.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on title pages of both volumes. James McKie private library numbers "89" & "90".


Illustrations: "Embellished with beautiful engravings", on title page of both volumes.
Volume 1: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (R. Scott), facing title page.
Engraving of the "Holy Fair", after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing p. 25.
Volume 2: Engraving of "Mark our Jovial ragged Ring" after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing title page.
Engraving of "The Cotter's Saturday Night" after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing page 1



Dimensions:
138x89x33mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0037.0001 & 0002
Digital Number:
EAMK030037
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure


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