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The McKie Collection

Poems by Robert Burns; with his Life and Character and a Complete Glossary [1802, Edinburgh]

Description:

Poems by Robert Burns; with his Life and Character and a Complete Glossary, by Robert Burns. Edinburgh: Oliver & Co. 1802.


Binding: Blue cloth and leather on board; tooled decoration; gold decoration on the spine; author, date and publisher in gold on the spine.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. James McKie private library number "93".


Illustrations: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (R. Scott), facing title page; vignette, on the title page.


Comment by James McKie: "Quite a different Ed from Oliver & Cos 1801 Eds…Life is the same excepting the lat-ter part, is not added here - this meant several of the Poems which are in the 1801 Ed  - queer they should have been frightened. James McKie"

Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0040
Digital Number:
EAMK030040
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure