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The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1801, Glasgow]

19th Century

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns. Glasgow: printed by Chapman & Lang for William M'Lellan, Trongate. 1801. Edition: "To Which are Added, Several Other Pieces, Not Contained in any Former Edition of His Poems".

Binding: brown leather on boards; title, place and date in gold on spine; cream laid end-papers; brown laid paper.

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock". James McKie private library number "62".

Illustrations: Engraving of Burns (Mackenzie), on the front page. Engraving of the house in which Burns was born (R. Scott), facing the title page.

Comment by James McKie: "This must certainly must have been published in connection with Stewart & his editions - the Life - short as it is has been written specially for this Ed. James M'Kie"

Inscriptions: "James …", on the front page. "Ex Libris A. Anderson", on the title page.

182x114x28mm [8vo]
The Dick Institute
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East Ayrshire Leisure