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Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller

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Identifier: Coll-1383
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes: Box 1: 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.8 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd (James Currie) - 1901-1909 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.9 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg...

Lecture Notes of John Robison

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Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.

Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy (notes taken at lectures given by John Robison)

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Identifier: Coll-1370
Scope and Contents Heavily annotated Outlines of Mechanical Philosophy with inserts, bearing extensive manual revisions from as late as 1803.

Papers of Joseph Black and family

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Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...

Thomas Charles Hope: Notes from lectures given by John Robison

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Identifier: Coll-1371
Scope and Contents 5 volumes of notes taken at the lectures given by John Robison.