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Johnson, James - Robert Burns, contributor The Scots

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Johnson, James - Robert Burns, contributor  The Scots

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Edinburgh: James Johnson, [1787-1803]. 6 volumes in 3, 8vo, engraved title-pages, 20th century brown half morocco gilt, final leaf in second volume repaired with no loss to text or music, some darkening and mostly marginal dampstaining throughout [ESTC T122111] (3)
Note: The ESTC lists only 6 copies of this octavo variant of the work, and four copies of the quarto version. Johnson's aim was to record many of the songs and tunes of Lowland Scotland, many being contributed by Robert Burns who was an admirer of Johnson himself, writing that he held: ‘sentiments [which] are so congenial to my own’.
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Johnson, James - Robert Burns, contributor The Scots

Estimate £300 - £400
Jun 17, 2020
Starting Price £240
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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £240
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Lot 0193 Details

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Edinburgh: James Johnson, [1787-1803]. 6 volumes in 3, 8vo, engraved title-pages, 20th century brown half morocco gilt, final leaf in second volume repaired with no loss to text or music, some darkening and mostly marginal dampstaining throughout [ESTC T122111] (3)
Note: The ESTC lists only 6 copies of this octavo variant of the work, and four copies of the quarto version. Johnson's aim was to record many of the songs and tunes of Lowland Scotland, many being contributed by Robert Burns who was an admirer of Johnson himself, writing that he held: ‘sentiments [which] are so congenial to my own’.

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