Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect [1797, Edinburgh]

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by Robert Burns, in two volumes. Edinburgh: T. Cadell, jun. & W. Davies, London; William Creech, Edinburgh. 1797.New Edition, considerably enlarged. Binding: Marbled paper and brown leather on board; simple tooled decoration on leather; title, volume, place and date in gold on the spine; plain laid end-papers; light-green, grubby, laid paper with marbled edges. Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page. McKie private library numbers "37" & "38". Illustration: Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth (I. Beugo), facing the title page. Comment by James McKie: "Just a reprint of the 1793 & 1794 editions but fully ….in typography. James M'Kie" Other: Illegible ink inscription on the dedication page of volume 1.
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Robert Burns
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176x112x19mm/20mm [12mo]
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BU_C.0012.0001 & 0002
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