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The Robert Burns Collection: Burns Country

Guide to the Robert Burns Collection at L. Tom Perry Special Collections


These items are representative of the numerous works in the Burns Collection about or inspired by geographical places associated with the poet — including monuments to Burns’ memory which have been erected in and outside of Scotland.

Burns Country

Ainslie, Hew. A pilgrimage to the land of Burns: containing anecdotes of the bard, and of the characters he immortalized, with numerous pieces of poetry, original and collected. Deptford [London]: Printed for the author by W. Brown, 1822.

    Call number: Vault Collection 821.679 Ai65 1822

Wilson, John. The land of Burns: a series of landscapes and portraits, illustrative of the life and writings of the Scottish poet. Glasgow; Edinburgh; London: Blackie and Son, ca. 1840.

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4334 .L36 1840 v. 1-2

Tweed’s Tourists’ guide to the land of Burns and the south of Scotland, over the Glasgow and south-western railway. Glasgow: John Tweed, ca. 1878

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4334 .T954 1878

Watson, William. The tomb of Burns. Illustrated by David Young Cameron. London; New York: John Lane, 1904.

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4338 .A1 no.82

Goodwillie, Edward. The world’s memorials of Burns. Detroit: The Waverley Publishing Co., 1911.

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4335 .G7 1911

Smeaton, Oliphant. The footsteps of Burns from Doonside to Dumfries. Thistle library series. Edinburgh: Valentine & Anderson, Ltd.; Dundee; London: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., ca. 1920.

    Call number: Rare Collection Agate PR 4334 .S6 1920

Official handbook of Burns’ House, Dumfries and other memories of the national poet. Dumfries: Robert Dinwiddie, ca. 1935.

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4334 .B985 1935

Fergus, Andrew. Burns’s Scotland. Illustrated by John Mackay. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1978.

    Call number: Burns Collection PR 4334 .F4

Edwards, Nat. Burns National Heritage Park. Alloway: Burns National Heritage Park, 2003.

    Call number: Burns Collection Quarto PR 4338 .A1a no. 123

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