Grangerized copy of R H Cromek’s 'Reliques of Robert Burns', 4th edition (London, 1817), with correspondence of Cadell & Davies, James Currie, John McCreery, Gilbert Burns, R H Cromek, William Roscoe, and others. Edit


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  • 1st quarter of 19th century. (Creation)


  • 2 Volumes (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    Part of the correspondence belongs, in date and subject, to the previous volume. The greater part belongs to the years 1805-1819, and deals with R H Cromek's scheme for an edition of Burns illustrated by Thomas Stothard, (Member of the Royal Academy of Arts), and with the preparation of the 8th edition of James Currie, edited by Gilbert Burns. Among the illustrations are several original sketches by Stothard, of scenes and objects associated with Burns.

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    The printed book cited in the title of this description has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents'.

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