The works of robert burns. Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Portraits and Authentic Views. With a Complete Life of the Poet: An Essay on his Genius and Character, by Professor Wilson. Numerous Notes, Annotations, and Appendices. Robert BURNS, James CURRIE, biographer, Professor WILSON, introduction.

The works of robert burns. Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Portraits and Authentic Views. With a Complete Life of the Poet: An Essay on his Genius and Character, by Professor Wilson. Numerous Notes, Annotations, and Appendices.

London: Blackie and Son, 1866. [Poetry] FINELY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED. Two volumes. Large octavo (26 x 18cm), pp.cclxxvi; iv; 149; [1]; pp.xx; 412. With a total of 83 engraved plates by various artists, including a frontispiece and vignette title page to each volume, and a facsimile example of Burns' handwriting. Text printed in two columns. Contemporary blue full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines, and some restrained decoration in gilt and blind. All edges gilt; green watered-silk-effect endpapers. Plates quite clean, but text browned. Light rubbing and bumping to bindings. All plates present, but a few misbound according to the plate lists. Spines and joints re-coloured; lower joint of volume I just starting. Very good. Item #53800

Price: £250.00

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