The Works of Robert Burns; Containing His Life; By John Lockhart, Esq. The Poetry and Correspondence of Dr. Currie's Edition; Biographical Sketches of the Poet, by Himself, Gilbert Burns, Professor Stewart, and Others; Essay on Scottish Poetry, Including

The Works of Robert Burns; Containing His Life; By John Lockhart, Esq. The Poetry and Correspondence of Dr. Currie's Edition; Biographical Sketches of the Poet, by Himself, Gilbert Burns, Professor Stewart, and Others; Essay on Scottish Poetry, Including

Burns, Robert; Gilbert Burns

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: C. Wells & Co
Date Published: 1832
Edition: Early C. Wells & Co. reprint
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 46077

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CLXVI; 425; 13pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Original full brown leather with raised bands, a black gilt stamped title label, and gilt ruled borders on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Turn ins gilt. Very good, with heavy rubbing to the extremities and a 2" scrape in the leather of the rear board. There a numerous contemporary, and slightly later, notations on the preliminary pages, and the top fore edge corner has been cut out of the title page. The pages are lightly foxed, and have sporadic small, light tide marks. The largest tide marks measure 1" wide by 1/2" deep.

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The sole complete edition of his writings, in one work, hitherto published.



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