Amusements of Leisure Hours: Or Poetical Pieces, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

  • Skinner, John
  • Edinburgh: Printed by John Moir... and sold by Stuart Cheyne 1809


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12mo, pp. 144. Original drab boards, printed paper label to spine. Some browning and spotting, a few gatherings opened a little carelessly. Rebacked with brown buckram, portions of original backstrip preserved.


A posthumous collection including 'Tullochgorum', which Burns 'declared "the best Scotch song ever Scotland saw" (Walker, 149)' (ODNB).

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