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Burns

The McKie Collection

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

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns. London: A. Cleugh, No. 14 Ratcliff High-Way. 1803. "A New edition, which includes all the Poems and Songs in that printed at Edinburgh in 1787, Under the Author's inspection."


Binding: Brown leather on board; title and date in gold on the spine; contrast coloured leather and gold decoration on the spine; cream wove end-paper; cream laid paper.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page.  James McKie private library number "100"


Comment by James McKie: "A duplicate of … all but the important. James McKie"


Other annotations:

Lists of numbers in pencil on inside cover

"3/6", inside cover.

"Charles A. Fox", ink, title page

"A Scotch Poet" and Burns' dates, ink, title page

"…Doon | 'Whistle & I'll come to you, my lad'|'…wee thing' |'My nannie's own' | 'I dreamed I lay' | 'For the sake of Somebody'| John Anderson, my jo' | 'Scots wha ha'e'| 'Auld lang syne' | 'A man's a man for..' | 'Highland Mary'"

Dimensions:
161x100x18mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0043
Digital Number:
EAMK030043
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure