Rule, Gilbert, c1629-1701 (Principal, University of Edinburgh)
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An enormously varied book list, in partial citation. 'Dr Rule' may be Gilbert Rule (c1629-1701), a nonconformist divine who was made principal of Edinburgh University in 1690.
'Catalogus Bibliothecae Publicae Jacobi Regis Edinburganae'. Press catalogue made by Robert Henderson, Librarian. The books are arranged according to subject. In front of the catalogue is a list of benefactors to the Library and Latin dedications to the Lord Provost & Town Council and to Principal Rule. At the end are lists of the contents of a chest 'at Ostium Bibliothecae Orientale posita', some anatomical specimens and 'icones virorum illustrium'.