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Extracts and notes on natural history, c1770

Identifier: Coll-205/4/3 (Dc.2.38)

Scope and Contents

1761 descriptive list of 146 important titles in natural history; notes on 'Boece's Chronology' [of kings of the Scots back to BC 330]. 'Boece' is probably Dundee-born historian Hector Boethius (c.1465 - 1536). Approximately 80 handwritten pages.

An eighteenth-century hand denotes this 'M.S. Vol. 37'. The leaf holding pages 3 and 4 has been excised.


  • Creation: c1770


Language of Materials

English Latin

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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