Centenary Book of The Burns Club of Dumfries, With Full Account of the Anniversary Dinner on 23rd January, 1920, and Historical Sketch of the Club since its Formation on 18th January 1820. With Numerous Illustrations.

  • (Burns, Robert)
  • Dumfries: The Courier and Herald Press 1920


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PRESENTATION COPY, 8vo, pp. 112, [3], 114-139 + 3 double-sided leaves of plates. Numerous other illustrations included within pagination. Original dark blue pebbled roan, boards bordered with gilt rules, front board lettered and tooled in gilt direct. Just a touch of soiling. Slightly rubbed, spine a little sunned. Presentation inscription to flyleaf: ‘To my old + dear friend James McDonald from R. A. Grierson, President Dumfries Burns Club, 1914-20’.


A history of the Dumfries Burns club recorded in 3 locations on Library Hub: NLS, Glasgow and BL. It was also issued in cloth - the leather on this one may have been a special presentation binding, as this copy has been inscribed by the president of the club, who also writes the foreword.

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