The Poetical Works of Robert Burns [1808, Alnwick][2]

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; with his Life, by Robert Burns, in 2 volumes. Alnwick: Printed by William Davison. 1808.Sold by the booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland."Ornamented with engravings on Wood by Mr. Bewick, from original designs by Mr. Thurston" Binding: green leather on board; tooled decoration; gold decoration on the spine; author, illustrator, volume, place and date on the spine; marbled end-papers; cream wove paper with gold edges. Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on title pages of both volumes. James McKie private library  numbers "141" & "142". Illustration: Woodcuts by Thomas Bewick throughout both volumes, both vignettes and full-page images. Engraving of Burns after Nasmyth, facing title page of volume 1. Comment by McKie: "A reprint of Alnwick Ed - this one has heading lines. James McKie." Other annotations: Volume 1: pencil tracing of Burns on reverse of Burns engraving. Volume 2: "Tho. Goode", ink, title page.
Object no :
EAMK030066
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Creator :
Robert Burns
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NA
Dimensions :
154x102x23/25
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NA
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Accession number :
BU_C.0066.0001 & 0002
Copyright :
East Ayrshire Leisure
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