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The McKie Collection

Poems by Robert Burns With his Life and Character [1801, Edinburgh]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Poems by Robert Burns With his Life and Character, by Robert Burns, in 2 volumes. Edinburgh: printed by Oliver & Co. 1801.


Binding: Green cloth and brown & black leather on boards; tooled decoration; title, vol., place and date on spine; cream laid end-papers; cream wove paper with rough uneven edges.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on title page of both volumes. James McKie private library numbers "72" & "73".

 
Illustrations: "Embellished with beautiful Engravings", on title page of volume 1. Vignettes throughout both volumes.


Comment by James McKie: "An exact reprint of Oliver & Co's other Ed - same year 1881 - but without the extra names of publishers on title. James McKie"


Other: Remains of illegible inscription on title page of both volumes.



Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0026.0001 & 0002
Digital Number:
EAMK030026
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure


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