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Occasional Remarks by the Revd. Dr. Walker, Prof. of Natural History at Edinburgh, c1779

Identifier: Coll-205/6 (Dc.2.40)

Scope and Contents

Short essays by John Walker on human emotions and conduct, on Scottish antiquities, on a particular green caterpillar known to Linnaeus, and on the theory of the earth. Short commentary on these essays in the handwriting of a Lord Woodhouse, 'to whom the remarks seem to have been submitted'. Original contents page is at the back, possibly in Walker's hand (approximately 134 handwritten pages, with some drawings).


  • Creation: c1779


Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 bound volume


From the Fonds: 1 metre approx

Physical Description

1 bound volume

Archivist's Note

Duncan Fisher 18 March 2002

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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