'Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect', London and Edinburgh 1787

Date:
1787 
Location:
Edinburgh, London 
Creator:
Robert Burns, Author; William Creech, publisher; A. T. & Strachan Cadell, publisher 
Object Number:
3.3013

Summary

In November 1786 Burns travelled to Edinburgh to arrange for the publication of a second edition of his poems. There he used his personal connections to meet with William Creech, a popular bookseller and printer, who agreed to publish the book by subscription. The Edinburgh Edition was published in April 1787 and contained a few new poems alongside the work contained in the Kilmarnock Edition. Later that year, a further edition was published in London by A. Strachan and T. Cadell.

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