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The McKie Collection

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1804, Cork]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns, in 2 volumes bound as 1. Cork: A Edwards, Castle Street. 1804.


Binding: brown leather on board; gold decoration on the spine; place and date in gold on the spine; contrast leather squares on the spine; cream wove end-papers; cream wove paper with speckled edges.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. James McKie private library number "110".


Illustration: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (D. Ralph..), facing the title page & the dedication page.


Comment by James McKie: "The first vol. is a reprint of the Edinburgh Edition - the second vol must have been an afterthought with the publisher as a Glossary is …to follow vol. 1st… he has mixed up …with Burns… James M'Kie"


Other: Some pencil marks throughout.



Dimensions:
173x111x33mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0049
Digital Number:
EAMK030049
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure


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