Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = EUA
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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...
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.
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...