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BURNS, Robert
The Prayer of Holy Willie, a Canting, Hypocritical, Kirk-Elder with Quotations from the Presbyterian Eloquence
Edinburgh? : (no publisher), 1899. Nineteenth century half morocco over green cloth, stamped in gold. 8 pp. Marbled endsheets, previous owner's William Stang bookplate affixed to front pastedown (T.M. Dewar). 10 blank pages precede the text and thirty-four blank pages after (to bulk up the binding?) published anonymously as a pamphlet -- this copy missing the original covers . . . Originally published in 1789 - This is a scarce facsimile - there have been no sales record on either copy in the past 100 years (only 3 known private copies all owned by Burns collectors). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA [Springtown, PA, U.S.A.]

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