The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns
with copious marginal explanations of the Scotch words and life : engravings on steel.
by Robert Burns
Gall & Inglis
Written in English.
T.p. and text printed within alternating red-brown, blue-green and grey illustrated borders.
Date taken from British Library Public Catalogue.
Includes "The life of Robert Burns.": p. [iii]-xvi.
"Some alterations have been made in objectionable phrases in the Poetry, they are put in small capitals"--Contents.
Includes "Index of first lines.": p. xxix-xxxii.
Plates are transfer lithographs of originally steel-engraved illustrations. All are with captions.
A different issue of another  edition of this title published by Gall & Inglis. With the same setting of type but with different borders, two additional lines at the end of p. 217, an additional letter and punctuation at the end of p. 259, and a word slipped out of line on the last line of p. 306. See McLean D 0152.
MASS copy: Bound in green fine diagonal rib-grain cloth blocked in red, gold and blind in the same design as McLean D 0696. Upper cover with ogee-shaped recessed panel filled with varnished rounded papier mâché panel covered with chromolithographed floral illustration. Upper cover and spine with red cloth onlays blocked in gold with title. Upper cover blocked in red and gold with four small illustrated roundels. Boards with bevelled edges; a.e.g. Spine blocked in gold with series title: "Landscape series of poets". Upper cover blocked in red with series title: "The landscape series of poets". Spine with imprint: "Gall & Inglis". With dark brown painted endpapers.
|Series||Landscape series of poets|
|Other Titles||Burns' poems and letters, Burns' :|
The Physical Object
|Pagination||xxxii, , 4-642 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of pages||642|
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