The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a Criticism on His Writings. To Which are Prefixed Some Observations on the Character and Condition of the Scottish Peasantry

The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a Criticism on His Writings. To Which are Prefixed Some Observations on the Character and Condition of the Scottish Peasantry

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Author

[Burns, Robert]

Publisher

T. Cadell Jun. And W. Davies and W. Creech

Reference

825

Four volumes complete - Volume One - vii, 389pp, [1]; Volume Two - [4], xxiii, [1], 467pp, [1]; Volume Three - xvi, 431pp, [1] and Volume Four - xxiv, 415pp, [1]. Contemporary full calf, smooth backs, divided into six panels by onlaid red morocco bands with gilt lozenge and flower head tools, title label to second panel, volume label to fifth, remaining panels with gilt oscillating lines, covers with gilt double fillet border enclosing a frame made up of flower heads and leaves, which itself encloses an double fillet octagon with elongated sides, gilt roll to edges, shell pattern marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some minor foxing, occasional pencil lines to margins, in volume three there is a small tear to foot of B1, the top corner of M8 is missing, and there is a small amount of loss to bottom corner of N8 in volume four, but generally quite bright and clean. Previous owners book label to front pastedown. The second edition of this edition of Burns, first printed in Liverpool in 1800, in a handsome binding. Watkins 20; Egerer 61

Size

8vo

Condition

Very Good

Binding

Full Calf

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1801

Edition

Second Edition

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