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Burns

The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1789, Dublin]

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns. Dublin: William Gilbert, Great George's Street, 1789

 

Binding: Brown leather on board; tooled design on covers and spine; marbled end-papers; laid, light-green paper with red edges.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. McKie private library number "17" on the spine.

 

Illustration: Engraving of Burns, after Nasmyth (reversed) facing the title page.

 

McKie Annotation: "First Irish Edition - a reprint of the Kilmarnock one. James M'Kie."

 

Inscription: "William…11th 1821", on a front page
Inscription: "William M….", on the title page.

Dimensions:
162x104x22mm [12mo]
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0007.0000
Digital Number:
EAMK030007