Rare first edition poems penned by Robert Burns have been sold to an anonymous bidder for tens of thousand of pounds at auction.
A Scottish bidder paid 32 and a half thousand pounds for the Kilmarnock edition of Burns' poems, described today as the most impressive work in Scottish literature.
The lots went under the hammer at an Edinburgh auction rooms earlier today.
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