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Bookbinding

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = EUA

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Accessions book, 1693-1789

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.34
Scope and Contents Record of purchases, 1693-1719. General book of disbursements on the purchase of bookbindings etc. Written by Robert Henderson, Librarian, 25 July 1693- 26 February 1719. [pp 1-43]. Receipt book or record of borrowings, 14 April 1767 - 07 January 1769. Includes (pp 191-293) alphabetical cataloge of books in presses MN 1 P - MN 5 P. These were the presses that contained James Nairne's bequest. The catalogue contains a number of cross references and subject...
Dates: 1693-1789

Bookbinding notes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1262
Scope and Contents These 16-pages of manuscript notes on book-binding have been bound together in a blue heavy-card/textile cover. The notes were handwritten in pencil then written over in ink. The notes are illustrated with pencil drawings. The notes were produced in September 1941.
Dates: 1941

Letters of Isaac Forsyth (1768-1859) bookseller in Elgin, 1843-1857

 File
Identifier: Coll-1383/4/28
Scope and Contents Four letters of Isaac Forsyth, bookseller in Elgin Letter sent by Isaac Forsyth to Patrick Duff, originally enclosing prospectus relating to a book by 'Dr Falconer of Forres', whom Forsyth describes as 'a gigantic geologist'. He is very probably talking of Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), a Scottish geologist, botanist and palaeontologist who studied the flora and fauna in India and Burma. Forsyth mentions the 'two...
Dates: 1843-1857