Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society – No 2 2007

Cover 2007Contents:

  • Introduction
  • New information on the publication of the early editions of Waverley By Peter Garside and Iain Gordon Brown
  • An Oasis in a Desert: The Transatlantic Publishing Success of Katherine Cecil Thurston By Caroline Copeland
  • ‘Critics as a Race are Donkeys’: Margaret Oliphant, Critic or Common Reader? By Katie Halsey
  • ‘An Infant Son to Truth Engage’: Virtue, Responsibility and Self-Improvement in the Reading of Elizabeth Rose of Kilravock, 1747-1815.’ By Mark Towsey.
    (This article won The David Berry Prize for 2007. Funded by the David Berry Trust and the Royal Historical Society, it is awarded annually to a scholar for the best published scholarly journal article or essay on a subect dealing with Scottish History. To read the full text of the awarding panel’s commendation, see the Royal Historical Society press here.)
  • Sir John Pringle (1707-1782) and his Annotations By Iain Milne
  • A Bibliography of Scottish Agricultural Books to 1790 By Heather Holmes
  • From the Archives:The Pleasure and Power of Bibliography By John Ferguson

Book Reviews:

  • JOHN HIGGITT (ed), Scottish Libraries, Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues, Vol. 12 (Joe Marshall).
  • CAROLE GERSON and JACQUES MICHON (eds), History of the Book i n Canada, Vol. III: 1918-1980 (Andrew Nash).
  • JOHN HINKS and CATHERINE ARMSTRONG (eds), Worlds of Print: Diversity in the Book Trade (David Finkelstein).
  • ALISTAIR McCLEERY, DAVID FINKELSTEIN and SARAH BROMAGE (eds), Papermaking on the Water of Leith (Heather Holmes).
  • RICHARD B. SHER, The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland and America (Martin Moonie).

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