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The McKie Collection

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns [1811, London]

19th Century

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns. London: Printed for James Goodwin, Jun., by Joseph Smith, Seven Dials. 1811. "With a complete glossary and life of the author".

Binding: red and black cloth on board; contrast green leather on the spine; title, volume and date in gold on the spine; blue relief end-papers; cream wove papers with gold top edge, rough cut.

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page of both volumes.

Volume 1: Engraving of Burns, after Nasmyth (Mackenzie) with decorative border; Engraving of Burns' grave, the title page; Engravings between pages 40-41 (WH Brooke - James Wallis).
Volume 2: Engraving of "Among the riggs o'barley", facing the title page (Wh Brooke; Mackenzie); Engraving of ploughing scene, the title page [printed slightly small]; Engravings between pages 2-3 (WH Brooke; James Wallis); 6-7 (C. Muss; James Wallis); 22-23 (C. Muss; J. Wallis)."With engravings"

Other annotations:
Volume 1: "…given by a friend", initial page.
Volume 2: "…given by a friend", initial page.

The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0075.0001 & 0002
Digital Number:
East Ayrshire Leisure

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