Poetical works of Robert Burns-Pearl Edition-With
fore-edge portrait of the author c 1890 3 1/2 x 2 1/2" 512 pp
Bound by Fazakerley, Liverpool, in full brown morocco with
Greek text on front in gilt within gilt rules, gilt ruled dentelles, all edges gilt, leather slipcase. 'Robert Burns' gilt
Lovely fore edge painting comprising a circular painting of
Burns, flanked by his birthplace at Alloway, and the old
'Brig O Doon'.
Various bookplates, ownership signature and collation markings of bibliographer Edward Gordon Duff, also the bookplate of Grace Broecker.
Some light wear to spine edges and slipcase.
Not in NLS collection. Not mentioned by Spielmann: Bondy; Broemer: Garbet, et al.
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.