Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society – No 14 2019


  • Foreword By Elizabeth Quarmby Lawrence – p9
  • Nelsons and Empire by Alistair McCleery – p13
  • A Flawed Speculation: The Making and Unmaking of the New Statistical Account of Scotland by Ian Hill – p31
  • The Bonny House of Airly: A History in Cheap Print by David Atkinson – p51
  • The ‘Wordsworth of Fife’ and Other Unknowns: Anthologising Scottish Poetry-1880–1960 by Benedict Jones-Williams – p73


  • TOBY BURROWS AND CYNTHIA JOHNSTON, eds, Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries (Stephen W. Brown) – p89
  • MURRAY PITTOCK, Enlightenment in a smart city: Edinburgh’s civic development, 1660–1750 (Chris Fleet) – p91
  • MARIE ELENA KOREY, ed., A Long Way from the Armstrong Beer Parlour: A Life in Rare Books. Essays by Richard Landon (Brian Hillyard) – p94
  • MICHAEL BATH, Emblems in Scotland: Motifs and Meaning (Elizabeth Roads) – p96
  • ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers, Robert-Louise Abrahamson (David Skilton) – p99
  • DAVID MCKITTERICK, The Invention of Rare Books: Private Interest and Public Memory, 1600–1840 (William Zachs) – p101