Poems Of Robert Burns with His Life And Character Volume II. Oliver's edition

£150.00
Code 51046
Condition Used
Language English
Printer Oliver and Co.
Place Edinburgh
Date 1801
Binding Full Leather
Size 5.5" x 3.5"
Pages 238pp

Description

Burns, Robert

 Oliver & Co., Edinburgh, 1801. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 32mo. original full leather binding which is rubbed and chipped at tip and tail of spine. there has been gilt filleting on spine but most of this has worn off and no title is discernible. the marbled endpaper and pastedown in the front has been torn off, the rear pastedown is intact but the rear endpaper has been torn off. This edition is mentioned in the bibliographical collection of G. Ross Roy. the printer Oliver & Co. Fountain Well, High Street was soon to become Oliver & Boyd. The Roy bibliography mentions a frontispiece on volume II, this is missing but their is a full page engraving of The Cotter's Saturday Night, with tissue guard.Further vignettes appear throughout and on the main title page. Bottom r/h corner clipped from pp105-108. Top r/h corner of pp. 101-104 are removed. A rare survivor and quite scarce. Seller Inventory # 51046
 

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