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Item — Volume: Dk.1.4
Scope and Contents
A single volume in two parts. The first part relates to the buildings use as the Mechanics Library, the second relates to its period as University Hall. In the front is bound an architectural plan and two engravings of the buildings.Section I begins with a Preface based on extracts from Daniel Wilson, 'Edinburgh in Olden Time'. Bound in before the Preface is a two-sided illustration, one side titled "M'Morran Superintends his bigging". Thererafter follows a table of contents and then...
- Names: Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer)
- Names: Murdoch, William Gordon Burn-, 1862-1939 (Scottish artist and traveller)