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Burns

The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1803, Arbroath]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns. London: A. Cleugh, 14 Ratcliff Highway. Arbroath: J. Findlay.1803. "A New Edition which includes all the Poems and Songs printed at Edinburgh, in 1787, under the Author's own Inspection."

 


Binding: Marbled paper and leather on board; tooled decoration; title date and place on the spine in gold; cream end-papers; laid cream paper with rough-cut edges.

 


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page; James McKie private library number "99".

 

Illustrations: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (Anderson, Perth), facing title page.

 


Comment by James McKie: "Arbroath was… out of the way place to print an Ed of Burns and it certainly is an out of the way Ed altogether - it… the Burns printed in the Edinburgh Ed, with some additions …Capt …& Tam O'Shanter. James McKie."



Dimensions:
175x111x15mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0042
Digital Number:
EAMK030042
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure