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Burns

The McKie Collection

The Poetical Works of the Late Robert Burns with an Account of his Life [1802, Newcastle on Tyne]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The Poetical Works of the Late Robert Burns with an Account of his Life, by Robert Burns. Newcastle on Tyne: M. Angus & Son. 1802.
A New Edition. "Containing many excellent pieces of the Authors that never made their appearance in the Copy Right Edition"


Binding: yellow marbled paper and brown leather on board; tooled decoration; title and date on the spine; gold decoration on the spine; thick cream end-papers; cream wove papers with speckled edges.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock" on the title page. James McKie private library number "91".


Illustrations: Engraving of Burns (I.A. Kidd, N.Castle), facing the title page. Harvest-themed vignette on the title page.


Comment by James McKie: "Just another of the many reprints of Life & Poems. James McKie. Birth date … wrong."

Dimensions:
170x102x32mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0038.0000
Digital Number:
EAMK030038
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure