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Tableau historique de la guerre des deux Roses - Wars of the Roses - French ms

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Identifier: Coll-1823
Content Description Tableau historique de la guerre des deux Roses - Wars of the Roses - French ms on paper, bound. 18th century straight grained red morocco, sides panelled in gilt and blind with cornerpiece sprays, spine in compartments between double raised bands, lettered direct, 3 panels with rounded tools, 2 with armorial or emlematic device incorporating the union flag on a shield, and eagle upon a sceptre and scales of justice, marbled and gilt edges.Provenance / Bookplates: Princess Sophia...

The Agra Correspondence and Papers of Sir William Muir

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Identifier: Coll-1037
Scope and Contents The Agra Correspondence of Sir William Muir consists of original manuscripts and typed transcripts relating to his career in the North-West Provinces of India, but in this case pertaining to 1857. The papers in the collection include letters to his wife from 1840 to 1895, letters of congratulations on the Muir's golden wedding, letters relating to the period 1813 to 1902, press cuttings, documents and theAnnual reports. Miss Taylor's orphanage for Moslem and Druse girls, Beyrout, and other...

The Royall Cedar, by Frederic van Bossen

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Identifier: Coll-1474
Scope and Contents Unbound copy of a manuscript, Edinburgh 1688, with original stitching. Commences with an elaborate title page with allegorical figures, with shield and decorated borders. There follows a list of authorities used in the writing of the work and a dedication. Van Bossen states that he has made use of an ancient manuscript by John Tulloch, Bishop of Orkney. The work forms a substantial history of Scottish nobility and follows the structure of that laid out in other copies.

Thesis on 'The Life of James Sharp'

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Identifier: Coll-1904
Scope and Contents Thesis on the life of James Sharp presented for the degree of Ph.D at Edinburgh University, 1946.

Volume of lecture notes taken by John P Mackintosh at lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville, 1947-48. With enclosures

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Identifier: Coll-1323
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: - 1 x notebook of lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville - insertions (from notebook), being Examination for Vans Dunlop Scholarship in History, 1949, Edinburgh University; three printed examination papers, Edinburgh University - British History (Ordinary) December 1946, British History (Honours) January 1948, British History (Degree of MA...

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 6
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Church of Scotland 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 2
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Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson (Edinburgh) 1
Ashworth, James Hartley, 1874-1936 (professor of zoology and later of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet) 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Bogle, Very Reverend, Andrew Nisbet, 1868-1957 (Minister; Ex-Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
Bolton, Richard, Sir, 1570-1648 (Solicitor-General for Ireland, Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer ) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burnes, James, 1801-1862 (surgeon, physician-general of Bombay) 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG, KT, James, 1665-1745 (Irish statesman; Soldier) 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Carse, Agnes, fl 1706 (wife of William Cochrane, Edinburgh) 1
Castehill United Free Church (Forres, Scotland) 1
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 1
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) 1
Cochrane, James, fl 1700-1799 (Edinburgh printer) 1
Cochrane, William, d before 1718 (Edinburgh writer ) 1
Couper, Frederick, fl 1870s-1920s (Scottish marine engineer) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Cripps, Richard Stafford, Sir, 1889-1952 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Dalyell, John Graham, 1775-1851, Antiquary and Naturalist 1
Dansey, William, Rev., 1792?1856 (clergyman | Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Deacon, Margaret, fl 1969 (oceanography historian) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1712-1780 (3rd Baronet of Goodtrees and 7th Baronet of Coltness | economist | husband of Lady Frances Steuart (1722-1789)) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1744-1839 (4th baronet of Goodtrees and 8th baronet of Coltness | British Army Officer) 1
Dobbie, Rev., William, 1881-1946 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 1
Dufresne, Louis, 1752-1832, French Taxidermist, Natural Historian 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Falconer, Douglas Scott (professor of genetics, University of Edinburgh and director of the Agricultural Research Council, Unit of Animal Genetics) 1
Firth, George, 1901-1983 (scientist, professional singer, teacher, choral and orchestral conductor, lecturer, administrator and author) 1
Focus, Georges, 1644-1708 (French artist) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Garrard & Co. Ltd., Albemarle St., London 1
Giles, Alexander Falconer, 1881-1963 (Lecturer in Classical History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Graham (Edinburgh) 1
Grant, Ian Robertson, fl 1910-1974 (antiquarian bookseller) 1
Grimond, Magnus, fl 1970s-2010s (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
Halley, Katie, fl 1866-1881 1
Hamilton Bruce, C. A., fl. 1920-1960 1
Heatley, D. P., fl.1924 (president of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch, Historical Association of Scotland) 1
Hedges, Sir, Charles, 1649-1714 (English lawyer; Politician; Judge in Admiralty Court; Secretary of State) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Historical Association of Scotland (Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch) 1
Holinshed, Raphael, d. 1580? (chronicler) 1
Home, Gordon Cochrane, 1878-1969, Author and Artis 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir, 1573-1646 (1st baronet, of Craighall; lawyer) 1
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 1
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 1
James I, 1394-1437 (King of Scotland) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Jardine, William, 1800-1874, Sir (7th Baronet Naturalist) 1
Jenks ?, J., fl. 1902 (schoolmaster at Kilmore by Oban) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Keith, Arthur Berriedale, 1879-1944 1
Kinloch, G. E., fl. 1820-1829 1
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist) 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Louise, fl. 1831 ('pauvres petites filles de France') 1
Low, George, 1746-1795, Naturalist 1
Lowe, John, Dr., 1830-1902 (physician; natural historian and botanist) 1
MacEwen, Alexander Robertson, 1851-1916 (ecclesiastical historian) 1
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Mackintosh, John Pitcairn (Professor of Politics and Member of Parliament) 1
Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Maxwell, Stuart, fl. 1938-1947, Edinburgh University graduate 1
Moncreiff, Robert Scott, 1793-1869 (advocate, illustrator and caricaturist) 1
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Muir, William, Sir, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist) 1
Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 (Emperor) 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Owens College (Manchester) 1
Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Robertson, William, 1721-1793 (historian, principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
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