Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society – No 4 2009

Cover 2009Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Housing books in Scotland before 1800 – By Murray C. T. Simpson
  • Book Transmission in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century North East Scotland: the Evidence of William Guild’s Books By Christine Gascoigne
    *To accompany Christine Gascoigne’s piece in this issue of the Journal regarding the book collection of the Aberdonian benefactor William Guild (1586-1657) we are pleased to feature the following data files as extra downloads unique to this website:
    a) catalogue of books from the library of William Guild
    b) list of former owners of books from the library of William Guild
    c) main article
  • A.P. Watt and the marketing of ‘Ian Maclaren’ By Andrew Nash


  • Johannes Soter and the Vita Caroli Magni (Cologne, 1521): Ethiopia comes to Scotland – By Alasdair A. MacDonald
  • Sir Walter Scott, The Vision of Don Roderick, 1811 – By B.J.McMullin
  • From the Archives: The Human Factor in Bibliography – By Arthur W. Pollard

Book Reviews:

  • BETH QUITSLUND The Reformation in Rhyme: Sternhold, Hopkins and the English Metrical Psalter, 1547-1603 (Jamie Reid Baxter)
  • RALPH HANNA. ed. The Knightly Tale of Golagros and Gawane (David J Parkinson)
  • T.H. HOWARD-HILL The British Book Trade, 1475–1890: A Bibliography (Richard B. Sher)
  • BILL BELL, ed. The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland Volume 3: Ambition and Industry 1800-1880 (Joseph Marshall)
  • DAVID FINKELSTEIN AND ALISTAIR MCCLEERY, eds The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland. Volume 4: Professionalism and Diversity, 1880-2000 (Murray C.T. Simpson)
  • STEPHEN BROWN, ed. Consuming Books; The Marketing and Consumption of Literature (Iain Stevenson)
  • ALISTAIR MCCLEERY, DAVID FINKELSTEIN AND JENNIE RENTON, eds An Honest Trade: Booksellers and Bookselling in Scotland (Heather Holmes)
  • IAN MACDOUGALL, ed. Through the Mill: Personal Recollections by Veteran Men and Women Penicuik Paper Mill Workers (Heather Holmes)

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