The Poetical Works of Robert Burns [1811, London]

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, by Robert Burns. London: Printed for James Goodwin, Jun., by Joseph Smith, Seven Dials. 1811. "With a complete glossary and life of the author". Binding: red and black cloth on board; contrast green leather on the spine; title, volume and date in gold on the spine; blue relief end-papers; cream wove papers with gold top edge, rough cut. Marks: Embossed "Burns Monument Kilmarnock", on the title page of both volumes. Illustrations: Volume 1: Engraving of Burns, after Nasmyth (Mackenzie) with decorative border; Engraving of Burns' grave, the title page; Engravings between pages 40-41 (WH Brooke - James Wallis). Volume 2: Engraving of "Among the riggs o'barley", facing the title page (Wh Brooke; Mackenzie); Engraving of ploughing scene, the title page [printed slightly small]; Engravings between pages 2-3 (WH Brooke; James Wallis); 6-7 (C. Muss; James Wallis); 22-23 (C. Muss; J. Wallis)."With engravings" Other annotations: Volume 1: "…given by a friend", initial page. Volume 2: "…given by a friend", initial page.
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Robert Burns
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BU_C.0075.0001 & 0002
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East Ayrshire Leisure
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