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The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1800, Edinburgh]

18th Century

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns, two volumes. Edinburgh: printed by Adam Neill & Co. for T. Cadell junior and W. Davies, London; William Creech, Edinburgh, 1800. New edition, considerably enlarged.

Binding: Brown leather on board; gold tooled decoration on spine and covers; title and volume in gold on spine; date and place printed on spine; plain wove cream end-papers; cream laid paper.

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. McKie private library number "48".

Illustrations: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (I. Beugo) facing the title page.

Comment by James McKie: "Nothing to note particularly regarding - another Ed at this time had been demanded just a reprint. James M'Kie".

Price in pencil on inside cover.
"Sarah Bryse…9th 1803", ink, on the front page.

186x122x22mm [8vo]
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0015.0001 & 0002
Digital Number:
East Ayrshire Leisure

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