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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Author: Robert BurnsFrederic F De Rham, MrsAlexander NasmythJohn BeugoFrederic Foster De PeysterAll authors
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for the author and sold by William Creech, M, DCC, LXXXVII. [1787]
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Genre/Form: Poems
Composition errors (Printing)
Subscribers' lists
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.
Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect.
Edinburgh : Printed for the author and sold by William Creech, M, DCC, LXXXVII. [1787]
(OCoLC)868008260
Named Person: Robert Burns; Robert Burns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Burns; Frederic F De Rham, Mrs; Alexander Nasmyth; John Beugo; Frederic Foster De Peyster; James Murray; William Creech
OCLC Number: 23977837
Notes: Signatures: [a]⁴ b-f⁴ A-2Y⁴.
First or second Edinburgh, "stinking" edition.
Pages ix-xlviii, containing a list of subscribers and a contents leaf between p.viii-[9].
"First Edinburgh edition."--J. Gibson. The bibliography of Robert Burns.
Frontispiece portrait of Burns, signed; engraved after Alexander Nasmyth by I. Beugo.
"Subscribers' names": p. ix-xlvi.
Glossary: p. 345-368.
Penultimate word on p. 263 stanza 8 line 3: "stinking"; Egerer's stinking edition (J.W. Egerer: A bibliography of Robert Burns, no. 2); J. Gibson, Burns, p. 6.
Library copy is so-called "stinking" edition. Gift of Mrs. Frederic F. De Rham in memory of her husband; acquisition date stamp on p. [v] (Dedication): January 7, 1941. Bears armorial ex-libris of James Murray on front paste-down. Above the ex-libris a presentation inscription in MS, black ink: Frederic de P. Foster Esq. with the best wishes of [signature illegible]. Binding: half-calf; marbled paper over boards; red lettering-piece; fillets and lettering on spine in gold.
Description: xlviii, [9]-368 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 21 cm. (8°)
Other Titles: Poems.
Poems, chiefly Scottish
Burns's Poems.
Responsibility: by Robert Burns.

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