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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns [1812, London]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns, 2 volumes bound as 1. London: printed by W. Lewis, St. John's Square for James Goodwin, Paternoster-Row. 1812. "With a complete Glossary, and Life of the Author."

 

Binding: brown leather on boards; tooled decoration; gold decoration on the spine; title, author, date and place on the spine; marbled end-papers; cream wove paper with marbled edges.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. James McKie private library number "177".


Illustrations: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (Mackenzie), facing the title page. Engraving of Burns' grave (C. Muss; J. Wallis), the title page.


Comment by McKie: "Life …in reprint. The 'Monody' appears here for the first time. James McKie."

Dimensions:
161x102x32mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0077
Digital Number:
EAMK030077
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure


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