Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1787, Edinburgh]

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns.  Edinburgh: Printed for the Author and sold by William Creech, 1787. "Stinking" - "To a Haggis" edition.   Binding: New. Blue cloth on boards. Title & date in gold on the spine. Laid paper. Marks: Embossed mark "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page.   Comment by James McKie: "…and other attestations, …of winter in Edinburgh in 1787..the Edition came for London which were also …thereby making three district issues of Burns' Edinburgh edition in 1787 - see … 16th December 1872. James M'Kie." Inscription: "Friend, Edward Ruthtor? July 9th 1827", on title page. Inscription: "Stinking page 263", on initial page. There are pencil annotations throughout the text. Discolouration on title page suggestions that there was an image of Burns opposite at one point.
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