Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society – No 12 2017


  • Foreword By Joseph Marshall – p11
  • In David Laing’s Shadow: The Edinburgh Collector William Finlay Watson (1810-1881) by Murray C.T. Simpson – p15
  • Selling the Steam Revolution: The Scottish Agricultural Press and Steam Ploughing, 1859-1920 by Heather Holmes – p35
  • The Part Issue of Hately Waddell’s Life and Works of Robert Burns by Patrick Scott and Robert L. Betteridge – p67


  • IAN MACDOUGALL, Voices of Scottish Librarians (Sarah Bromage) – p85
  • MICHELLE LEVY AND TOM MOLE, The Broadview Introduction to Book History (Stephen W. Brown) – p87
  • ANDREW NASH, William Clark Russell and the Victorian Nautical Novel (Ian Campbell) – p89
  • STEPHEN MARK HOLMES, Sacred Signs in Reformation Scotland: Interpreting Worship, 1488-1590 (Anette Hagan) – p91
  • PETER V. DAVIES, ed., The University of Glasgow Library: Friendly Shelves (Brian Hillyard) – p94
  • AGNES WITTS, An Edinburgh Diary 1793-1798, ed. by Alan Sutton (Joseph Marshall)
  • PAUL TANKARD, ed., Facts and Inventions: Selections from the Journalism of James Boswell. (Ralph McLean) – p101
  • ALASDAIR A. MACDONALD, ed., The Gude and Godlie Ballatis, Scottish Text Society (Jamie Reid Baxter) – p103
  • DAVID MCOMISH AND STEVEN J. REID, ed., Neo-Latin Literature and Literary Culture in Early Modern Scotland (Jamie Reid Baxter) – p106
  • JOANNA M. MARTIN, ed., The Maitland Quarto: a new edition of Magdalene College Pepys Library MS1408, Scottish Text Society (Alison Rosie) – p111
  • SANDRO JUNG, James Thomson’s The Seasons: Print Culture and Visual Interpretation, 1730-1842 (Kwinten Van De Walle) – p114