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The McKie Collection

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns [1807, London]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns, edited by Thomas Park in 2 volumes. London: printed at the Stanhope Press by Charles Whittingham, for J. Sharpe and sold by W. Suttaby, Stationers' Court. 1807. "Collated with the Best Editions".

 

Binding: red leather on board; gold decoration on cover and the spines; volume and date on the spine in gold; marbled end-papers; cream wove paper with marbled edges.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page and contents page of volume I. James McKie private library numbers "133" & "134".

 

Illustrations:
Vol. I: Engraving of Burns & Mary (drawn by Richard Westall, engraved by N. Schiavonetti), facing title page.
Vol. II:  Engraving of lady lying on floor, with poetry quotation (drawn by Richard Westall, engraved by A. Cardon), facing the title page.


Comment by James McKie: "No Life but the Poems somewhat extended. James McKie"


Other annotations: vol. I: "3/6 N", pencil, initial page.

 

 

Dimensions:
133x85x16mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0059.0001 & 0002
Digital Number:
EAMK030059
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure


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