Poems... by SILLAR, David.

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~ Poems... Kilmarnock: Printed by John Wilson, 1789.

8vo (224 × 137 mm), pp. 247, [1]; quite browned and spotted; but uncut in the original blue boards; rubbed and soiled, rebacked to style.

First edition of the only collection by David Sillar, youthful friend of Robert Burns, published by John Wilson, who had previously published Burns’s collection at Kilmarnock in 1786. It includes the poem ’To the author’ (pp.[9]-11), signed ‘R. B’., [Robert Burns]. Jackson, p. 151.

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