Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Edinburgh: Printed for the Author, and Sold by William Creech, 1790.

Price: $450.00

Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 365pp. List of the subscribers. Engraved frontispiece portrait by I. Beugo. Glossary 41pp. Plain black papercovered boards. Lacking the spine, corners chipped, frontispiece with dampstain on corner, light scattered foxing, a good only copy. Containing *Jamie and Bess* in imitation of Alexander Ross's *Helenore, or The Fortunate Shepherdess.* Also, containing Elegies, Miscellaneous Poems, and Songs.

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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Andrew SHIRREFS.
Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect
Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns
birth name: Robert Burns
born: 1/25/1759
died: 7/21/1796

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National poet of Scotland who wrote lyrics and songs in the Scottish dialect. He was also famous for his rebellion against orthodox religion and morality. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore