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The McKie Collection

The Works of Robert Burns [1802, London]

19th Century

The Works of Robert Burns with an account of his life and a criticism of his writings to which are prefixed, some observations on the character and condition of the Scottish Peasantry, edited by James Currie. London: Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, Strand; and W. Creech, at Edinburgh. 1802. Third Edition.


Binding: brown leather on board; title, edition, place and date on spine in gold; gold decoration on spine; wove end-papers; wove greenish paper.


Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on title pages of all volumes. James McKie private library numbers "80", "81", "82" & "83".

Illustrations: Vignette on the title pages of all volumes. Engraving of Burns with decorative border after Naysmith (I. Neagle), facing the title page of volume 1.

Comment by James McKie: "… the third edition - …also de-manded & published in the years following the pre-vious issues - this is an exact reprint of the second Ed…in content & production. James McKie."

215x137x 30mm-37mm
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0035.0001, 0002, 0003 & 0004
Digital Number:
East Ayrshire Leisure

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