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The McKie Collection

Works of the Late Celebrated Robert Burns with A Sketch of his Life & Character [1805, Edinburgh]

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Works of the Late Celebrated Robert Burns with A Sketch of his Life & Character, by Robert Burns. Edinburgh: printed J. Johnstone, Blackfriars Wynd. 1805. Johnstone's Edition of Scottish Poet


Binding: black leather on boards; tooled decoration on the covers and on the spine; name & date on spine; gold decoration on the spine; marbled end-papers; cream wove papers with red edges.

 

Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. James McKie private library number "119".

 

Illustrations: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth, with decorative border, facing the title page.

 

Comment by James McKie: "The Edinburgh poems with a sketch seemingly specially written or abridged. James M'Kie".

Dimensions:
90x54x17mm[48mo]
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
BU_C.0053
Digital Number:
EAMK030053
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Leisure