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' Kilmarnock Edition. In two volumes, revised and extended. The Complete Poetical Works of Bobert Burns, arranged in the order of their earliest publication. Volume First. Pieces published by the author, with new annotations, biographical notices, &c. Edited by William Scott-Douglas. Kilmarnock: McKie & Drennan. mdccclxxvi.' Cr. 8vo. Volume Second. ' Pieces published posthumously.'
' Robert Burns' Commonplace Book. Printed from the original manu­script in the possession of John Adam, Esq., Greenpck. Edinburgh : privately printed. 1872.' 8vo.
' The Works of Bobert Burns. [By W. Scott-Douglas.] Edinburgh : William Paterson. 1877-9.' Imp- 8v0- 6 vols-
' Centenary Edition.' ' The Poetry of Bobert Burns. Edited by William Ernest Henley and Thomas F. Henderson.' Edinburgh : T. C. & E. C. Jack, Causewayside. 1896-7. 8vo. 4 vols. ,
Together, the Scott-Douglas and the Centenary are the modern standard editions of the complete Works of Burns.
1 Bobert Burns. [Vol. i.] La Vie. [Vol. ii.] Les (Euvres. Auguste Angellier. Paris : Hachette & Co. 1893.' Large 8vo. pp. .1038. Remark­able as containing the most comprehensive life of Burns yet published, and a lengthy description and criticism of Scottish poetry prior to Burns. Angellier does not claim Burns as a Frenchman, but he thinks that he is more French than English.
' Poesies Completes de Bobert Burns. Traduites de l'e"cossais par M. Leon de Wailly, avec une Introduction du meme. Paris : Adolphe Dela-hays, Libraire. 1843.' l2mo.
' Gediohte von Bobert Burns. Ubersetzt von Philipp Kaufmann. Stuttgart und Tubingen : Verlag der J. G. Cotta'schen Bnchhandlung. 1839.' 8vo.
' De sehoonste Liederen van Bobert Burns. Uit het Schotsch vertaald door Frans de Cort. Brossel : L. Truyts. 1862.' Cr. 8vo.
•Poesie di Roberto Burns. Prima versiorie italiana di Ulisse Ortensi. Parte prima. Modena : E. Sarasino. 1893.'
'Vijftig uitgesogte Afrikaanse G-edigte, versameld door F. W. Reitz, Hoofregter in d'Oranje Vrijstaat. 1888.' Contains translations into the Taal of The Cottar's Saturday Night, Tarn 0' Shanter, and Duncan Gray, which are curious as being the work of the Secretary of State of the Transvaal, who wrote the Ultimatum which precipitated the war in South Africa.
Other published translations of Burns exist in Welsh, Gaelic, Bohemian, Danish, Dutch, Flemish, French, Frisian, German, Swiss-German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Swedish, and Latin.
The Merry Muses of Caledonia. A collection of favourite Scotch Songs ancient and modern, selected for the use of the Crochallan Fencibles. c. 1800.
A small surreptitious 18mo volume of 127 pages without Imprint or date, containing about ninety songs assumed to be copied from a private manuscript volume which Burns intended to destroy, and which it is believed does not now exist. The references in our Notes are from a genuine copy which belonged to the late W. Scott-Douglas.

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