ROBERT BURNS The Man and His Work

By: Hecht, Hans

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Originally published in German in 1919, then translated by Jane Lymburn and published by Hodge in 1936. Hecht contends that the space between Burns and himself permits him a less biased view, if an also less acute one. Contains the author's Preface to the first English edition. Foreword by Sir Patrick J. Dollan. Laid in is a piece of ephemera of moderate interest, that being an advance order form for the 1936 Hodge edition, consisting of an 8.5" x 11" single sheet folded once vertically, and displaying as page 1 the 1936 title page (with "Ready January, 1936" and "Price 12/6 net." across top edge); page 2 is an excerpt from the Author's Preface to the English Edition; page 3 is the Contents Page; and, page 4 is the order form. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 301 pages. Includes Appendix -- Heron's 'A Memoir of the Life of the Late Robert Burns', originally published in Edinburgh in 1797 -- bibliography, indices. Slant, wear to corners/spine ends, tanned/dusty edges, off-setting to end papers, previous owner's sticker across top edge of front free end papaper. Order form is unused, w/edgewear, light soil.

Title: ROBERT BURNS The Man and His Work

Author Name: Hecht, Hans

Categories: Literary Criticism, Auto/Biography,

Edition: 2nd revised edition

Publisher: Glasgow & Edinburgh, William Hodge & Company: 1950

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 006540

Keywords: ROBERT BURNS, SCOTTISH LITERATURE, POETS, HANS HECHT, JANE LYMBURN, R. HERON, BURNSIANA, NOISBN