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'Elegy on Captain Cook', from the personal library of Robert Burns

Introduction:
This book,' Elegy on Captain Cook', by Anna Seward formed part of the personal library of Robert Burns. It was published in 1784.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:0198.466.3
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Paper; animal skin, leather (boards)
Dimensions:
215 mm x 265 mm
What:
Book, ' Elegy on Captain Cook'
Subject:
This book was presented to Miss Marion Gracie, a friend of the Burns family, by Robert Burns junior, the eldest son of the poet.
Who:
Robert Burns (eldest son of the poet, Robert Burns) (given by him to Miss Marion Gracie)
Marion Gracie (given to her by Robert Burns junior (eldest son of Robert Burns))
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (owner)
Anna Seward (author (contains her signature))
J Jackson; J Dodsley (Pall Mall, London) (printer)
When:
1784
Where:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries & Galloway
Background:
This book was presented to Miss Marion Gracie, a friend of the Burns family, by Robert Burns junior, the eldest son of the poet.
Description:
This has been bound together with three works by the same author and contains the author's signature and annotations by Robert Burns.