• Selkirk, J.B.
  • London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1883


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PRESENTATION COPY, 8vo, pp. viii, 263, [1]. Untrimmed in original blue cloth blocked in red, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Just a touch of spotting. A little marked and worn, spine cocked. Presentation inscription to flyleaf: ‘To Aunt Maggie with the author’s kind regards,’ binder’s ticket of Burn & Co. to rear pastedown.


The second expanded collection of poet James Brown of Selkirk's (1832-1904) works, following the first of 1869. A native of the Borders, he signed his work J.B. Selkirk and much of his work concerns the area around the town, such as the first sequence included here, 'Songs of Yarrow.'

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