Item #199375 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 [complete in 4 volumes]. Robert Burns.

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 [complete in 4 volumes]

1809, Sixth Edition. London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand; and W. Creech, at Edinburgh; by J. M'Creery. Very good copies bound in contemporary tree-lined calf. Gilt-blocked leather title labels to spines, with compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands are slightly worn with surface wear also evident. Panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Front hinge starting to vol. 1. Scattered foxing to prelims. and terminals. POS to top of title pages. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description: 4 v : front. (port.) ; 22 cm. Contents: v. 1. Life of Robert Burns, criticism on his writings, and some observations on the Scottish peasantry. --v. 2. General correspondence, including pieces of miscellaneous poetry. --v. 3. Poems formerly published, with some additions,and a history of these poems, by Gilbert Burns. --v.4. Correspondence with Mr. George Thomson, including poetry hitherto unpublished. Notes: Title vignette. The observations on the Scottish peasantry are by James Currie. Item #199375

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