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Author Name    Burns, Robert

Title   The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Gebbie Self Interpreting Edition (Six Volumes)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good (Plus)

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Reprint Edition

Publisher   New York Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc. 1909

Seller ID   004044

New York: Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc., 1909. This is an attractive set ("Edition de Luxe") of the works of the great Scottish poet, a reprint of the "Gebbie Self-Interpreting Edition" first published in 1886. Six volumes in Very Good or better condition. Light green cloth bindings with paper labels on the spine. This set can be a major resource for the Burns scholar or enthusiast. The Scots dialect is printed opposite the English, along with the publication date and the date of composition; there is a Life of Burns, reviews of the works and listings of known spurious pieces; a table of known editions, a glossary of Scots words with examples from his work; and, of course, a general index. Clean texts, with some pages unopened. Volume 1: xvii, 402 pages; Volume 2: xii, 400 pages; Volume 3: xi, 384 pages; Volume 4: xii, 400 pages ; Volume 5: xx, 416 pages; and Volume 6: x, 422 pages. Lightly bumped, with mild general soiling. Volume One has a cute little label from Gimbels on the rear paste-down. Volume Six has a torn rear gutter. Else in Very Good (Plus) condition.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.

Price = 150.00 USD



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