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Burns

The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1788, Philadelphia]

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns. Philadelphia: Peter Stewart and George Hyde, 1788

 

Binding: brown leather on boards; elaborate tooled gold design on spine and both covers; marbled end-papers; title, date & place in gold on the spine; gold-edged laid paper.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. McKie private library number "12" on the spine.

 

Comment by James McKie: "This - tho first American edition - a reprint of the Kilmarnock… in a very battered condition from… & Co. London & paid three sovereigns for it!!! JM'Kie"

 

The books contains a bookmark made from blue ribbon.

Dimensions:
160x104x22mm[12mo]
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0006.0000
Digital Number:
EAMK030006