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KILMARNOCK

Burns Monument.

STATUE, LIBRARY, AND MUSEUM.

VISITED by thousands from all parts of the World. A

veritable shrine of the “ Immortal Bard." The Monument occupies a commanding position in the Kay Park. From the top a most extensive and interesting view of the surrounding Land of Burns can be obtained.

The magnificent Marble Statue of the Poet, from the chisel of W. G. Stevenson, A.R.S.A., Edinburgh, is admitted to be the finest in the World.

The Museum contains many relics and mementoes of the Poet's life, and the most valuable and interesting collection of the original MSS. in existence, among which are the following :-Tam o' Shanter.

The Death and Dying Words o' Poor Cottar's Saturday Night.

Mailie. The Twa Dogs.

Poor Mailie's Elegy. The Holy Fair.

Lassie wi' the Lint-white Locks. Address to the Deil.

Last May a Braw Wooer cam' doon John Barleycorn.

the Lang Glen. Seotch Drink.

Holy Willie's Prayer.
The Author's Earnest Cry and Prayer. Epistle to a Young Friend.
Address to Smith.

Lament of Mary Queen of Scots.
An Epistle to Davy.

Also a number of the Poet's Letters.

The famous “ M‘Kie ” Library also forms part of this collection, and comprises upwards of 800 volumes of Burns literature, including a copy of the famous First Edition, published in Kilmarnock, 1786.

The Monument is open from 10 a.m. till dusk every day-Sunday

excepted.

Visitors are requested to sign their names in the Visitors' Book.

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Evening Wear a speciality. Fit and Style guaranteed. Kilts, Doublets, Jackets and Vests, Clan and Diced Hose, Sporrans (Hair and Leather), with selected Tops and Bells, Belted or Scarf Plaids, Shoulder Brooches in Sterling Silver or Silver Plated, Dirks, SkeanDhus, Glengarries, Tam o' Shanters, Balmorals, Spats, and all acces

sories in stock. Special Quotations given for Pipe Bands, also Boys' and Girls'

Highland Costumes supplied in every detail.

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12/6 Net, Post Free 13)-
Every page has been carefully photo-
graphed and compared. The paper
has been as closely imitated as possible,
the pages hand-stitched together, with
a cover as near the original as can be
reproduced.
An uncut copy of the original was sold

in New York recently for £1200.
AN IDEAL PRESENT FOR LOVERS OF BURNS.
HANDSOMELY BOXED AND SEALED WITH

FACSIMILE OF THE POET'S SEAL.
ROBERT GIBSON & SONS (GLASGOW), LIMITED,

45 QUEEN STREET, GLASGOW.

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