The Geddes Burns.
|Main Author:||Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.|
Boston : The Bibliophile society, 1908.
The "Introductory" encloses a concise history of the volume by a former owner, James Black of Detroit, up to the time it came into his possession.
Facsimile of a copy of the first edition of Burns' poems, including "twenty-seven closely written pages in the handwriting of the poet, besides his original letter to the owner of the book, the Rev. Dr. Alexander Geddes, afterwards Bishop Geddes." -- p.3.
Issued in a slipcase.
"This edition is limited to 473 copies printed for members only."
Original title page: Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. By Robert Burns. Edinburgh, Printed for the author, and sold by William Creech, 1787.
Coat of arms of John Geddes reproduced in facsimile on the inside of the cover.
26 p.,  p., xlviii, 368 p.,  p. :
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