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The Works of Robert Burns Volume 1, Published 1802 Wilson & Co
200+ year old book entitled "The Works of Robert Burns, With an Account of His Life - Vol. 1". Published by Wilson & Co., Lincoln's Inn Fields, London in 1802. Published soon after his death, this is the hard-to-find Volume One in a set of four books [Third Edition]. 395 pages.
There are two stickers on the inside cover. One is presumably the book owner "Marg.t Walker". The other sticker is much more interesting and was placed there by the bookstore. It reads, "Sold by Gibbons. Bookseller & Binder - No. 5 Argyle Street, Bath."
CONDITION: Not too shabby for 1802. Cover corners have become rounded. Covers are attached to the spine with string or twine; back cover has come free from the spine but is still securely held on by the strings. Front cover is nearly all the way detached (see photos). No missing/torn pages; all pages are still attached to the spine (except for the very last page next to the back in board which has come loose). There is some foxing on the in boards and first few pages, nothing serious. Book covers are blank (probably had a just jacket at one time). Spine has some gilt left but title/info is now long gone. Light pencil markings in a couple of locations.