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The McKie Collection

Stewart's Edition of Burns' Poems Including a Number of Original Pieces Not Hitherto Published [1802, Glasgow] [3]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Stewart's Edition of Burns' Poems Including a Number of Original Pieces Not Hitherto Published, by Robert Burns. Glasgow: printed and sold by Thomas Stewart and A M'Gown, Booksellers, Trongate. 1802.


Binding: black leather on board; tooled decoration; gold decoration on spine; title, place and date on spine; marbled end-papers; greenish laid paper with red edges.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", front page. James McKie private library number "85".


Illustrations:
Engraving of Burns memorial after W. Wier (R. Scott), facing title page
Engraving of Burns' bust, after I. Denholm (R. Scott), title page.
Engraving of "The Holy Fair" after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing p. 1.
Engraving of "The Cotter's Saturday Night" after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing p. 17.
Engraving of the "Tam O'Shanter", after A. Carse (R. Scott), facing p. 258


Comment by James McKie: " A reprint - of likely same issue as last - but this has got the letters of Clarinda. James McKie."


 "Presented to Mr James McKie by John Baird | Kilmarnock | August 6 1866", front page in ink.
Some pencil scribbles through book.

Dimensions:
145x92x30mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0033
Digital Number:
EAMK030033
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure