Poems in the Scottish Dialect


Thomson James: Weaver in Kenleith

W Reid, Original Publishers Boards, Very Good

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AB117596, Thomson James: Weaver in Kenleith, Poems in the Scottish Dialect, Leith, 1801, W Reid, First Edition, Original Publishers Boards, Very Good, xxiii, 215pp. frontisportrait of the poet present but no half title. List of subscribers at rear. External joints cracked though all cords holding firm. Paper spine covering almost intact with small piece missing at head of spine. Brown spine label lettered ‘Poems by Thomson, Weaver’ also intact. An ex library copy with barely noticeable plain paper label at foot of spine. Within on the front paste-down is the heraldic bookplate of Wigan Public Library with its latin motto decipherable even by me ‘ Where there’s honey there are bees’ At head of ffep noted in ink is: ‘Cat bought March 1913 H.T.F.’ 3 blind-stamps throughout & an initialed very faint withdrawal stamp on the verso of title. Otherwise a fresh copy with uncut edges housed in a modern clamshell style half leather bound box.

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First Edition

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Original Publishers Boards

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Very Good