Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns, 1859

This book, edited by James Ballantine, gives an account of the celebrations which took place on 25th January 1859 on the hundredth anniversary of Robert Burns' birth.   This was the first Burns centenary to be marked and it saw national celebrations to commemorate his life and achievements.   The book has been used as a personal souvenir and includes pencil notes, annotated book markers, news cuttings and an annual dinner programme.
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James Ballantine
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height 260, width 170mm
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paper, board
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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