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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Title
Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect / by Robert Burns.
Author
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.
Publication
London : Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1787.

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TextRestricted use *KGF (Burns) (Burns, R. Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect)Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
TextPermit needed Berg Coll 75-802Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320
TextPermit needed Pforz (Burns, R. Poems. 1787. 1st London ed. London)Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
  • Strahan, Andrew, -1831.
  • Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802.
  • Creech, William, 1745-1815.
  • Nasmyth, Alexander, 1758-1840.
  • Beugo, John, 1759-1841.
Description
[2], xlviii, [13]-372 pages, [1] leaf of plates : 1 illustration; 23cm (8vo)
Subject
Note
  • First London editon (cf. Tinker Library).
  • Signatures: A⁸ a-b⁸ B-Z⁸ 2A⁴.
  • "A reprint of the Edinburgh edition, for the London publishers: has several typographical errors; among others, in the 'Address to a Haggis,' the word 'skinking' (meaning watery), is printed 'stinking.' The misprint is also found in a supplementary Edinburgh edition of the same year, and both are known to collectors as the 'Stinking edition'" (cf. J. Gibson, The bibliography of Robert Burns).
  • Subscribers' Names: pages xi-xlviii.
  • Frontispiece: portrait of Robert Burns engraved by John Beugo after Alexander Nasmyth.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Indexed In (note)
  • Egerer, J. W. A Bibliography of Robert Burns
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • Tinker Library
Call Number
*KGF (Burns, R. Poems ...)
LCCN
03014214
OCLC
  • 3811712
  • NYPGR3811712-B
Author
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.
Title
Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect / by Robert Burns.
Imprint
London : Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1787.
Edition
The third edition.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Indexed In:
Egerer, J. W. A Bibliography of Robert Burns 5
ESTC (RLIN) T91546
Tinker Library 454
Local Note
Pforzheimer copy: Bound in contemporary tan calf, red morocco lettering-piece with spine title: "Burns's / Poems," gilt rules & tilting, gilt on cover edges. -- "Ex Libris e A*Hamilton. 1795" inscribed and stamped on half-title. -- Acquired by Winston H. Hagen March 1903, with his brown morocco book-label to front paste-down. -- Subsequently acquired by Carl H. Pforzheimer at the Hagen sale, Anderson's, May 1918, lot 134.
Berg copy: Bound in original gray paper boards. -- With the autograph of William Rees-Mogg.
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Added Author
Hagen, Winston H. (Winston Henry), 1859-1918, former owner.
Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957, former owner.
Strahan, Andrew, -1831. Publisher
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802. Publisher
Creech, William, 1745-1815. Publisher
Nasmyth, Alexander, 1758-1840. Artist
Beugo, John, 1759-1841. Engraver
Research Call Number
*KGF (Burns, R. Poems ...)
Pforz (Burns, R. Poems. 1787. 1st London ed. London)
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