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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; With a Sketch of the Author's Life, in Three Volumes by  Robert Burns - Hardcover - 1863 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and

The Poetical Works of Robert Burns; With a Sketch of the Author's Life, in Three Volumes

by Burns, Robert

Condition: Good to Very Good/No Jacket

Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1863 Brown 3/4 leather on marbled boards. 5 raised spinal bands. Marbled edges and endpages. The poems appear as arranged and edited by Robert Chambers in his Life and Works of Robert Burns, published in Edinburgh and London in 1856. The Memoir of Burns is taken from the eighth edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Frontispiece portrait. There is no writing, but all three volumes show normal surface wear to the boards as occasioned by more than 150 years of careful use. 300, 311, and 339 pp., respectively, in the three-volume set.. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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