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ROBERT BURNS
POETRY
Within his lifetime Robert Burns wrote only four collections: the Kilmarnock edition, Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, published on July 31, 1786 contained 44 poems; the Edinburgh edition, Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, published in 1787, was an enlarged edition with an additional 22 poems; Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, published in February 1793 in two volumes, was the last edition edited by Burns who added another 19 poems; Scots Musical Museum, containing 200 songs and fragments in six volumes was edited by James Johnson between 1787 and 1803; and Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs for the Voice, was released in eight parts between 1793 and 1818, edited by George Thomson with more than 70 songs.

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Most poems by Robert Burns on this website have been faithfully transcribed from The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Including his correspondence, etc., With a Memoir by William Gunnyon. The text carefully printed and illustrated with notes, with portrait and illustrations on wood by eminent artists. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. Printed by Ballantyne and Company, Edinburgh and London. Hard cover, 405 pages 6" x 9 1/4". Undated.

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