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Special and named printed collections in the National Library of Scotland

Special and named printed collections in the National Library of Scotland

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Published by National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Library of Scotland -- Catalogs.,
  • Early printed books -- Scotland -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Graham Hogg.
    GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
    ContributionsHogg, Graham., National Library of Scotland.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19222094M
    ISBN 101872116302

      There are important rare book collections elsewhere in the University Library network, particularly at New College. Edinburgh is one of the best places in the UK to work on rare book collections, as it also contains the outstanding collections of the National Library of Scotland. The version which the Church of Scotland chose to have printed in the s was the Geneva Bible, so-called because it was translated at Geneva by English and Scottish exiles (possibly including Knox himself) and printed there in It quickly became the preferred text of reformers like Knox, as opposed to the Bishops’ Bible, the Church of.

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SHARRATT COLLECTION. A collection of volumes gifted to the library in from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt, former lecturer at the University of Edinburgh who specialised in French early modern literature. It primarily comprises 16th- and 17th-century Continental books.

Special and Named Printed Collections This directory lists and describes more than of the Library's special collections of printed books. Special collections - usually books from a particular library or private collector that come to us as a single collection - have been acquired since Special and Named Printed Collections RAYMOND MURRAY AND DENIS FAUL COLLECTION A collection of pamphlets and ephemeral materials produced by the Catholic priests Monsignor Denis O'Beirne Faul () and Father Raymond Murray in response to the Troubles in.

Special and Named Printed Collections A. BEATTIE COLLECTION A selection of volumes of 19th- and 20th-century editions of classical Greek texts and works relating mainly to classical philology, with a number of volumes in modern Greek, from the library of Professor A.J.

Beattie (), former Professor of Greek at the University of Edinburgh. The Library holds the world's pre-eminent collection of early Scottish books, beginning with the earliest dated Scottish books, printed by Chepman and Myllar in All known Scottish books printed before are recorded in H G Aldis, 'A List of Books Printed in Scotland before ', revised edition (Edinburgh: NLS, ).

Special and named printed collections in the National Library of Scotland. By G. Hogg and Edinburgh (United Kingdom) National Library of Scotland. Abstract. SIGLEAvailable from British Library Document Supply Centre-DSC:m00/ / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreGBUnited Kingdo.

Special and Named Printed Collections ROSEBERY COLLECTION Presented in to the newly established National Library by the 5th Earl of Rosebery (), this great collection from Barnbougle Castle can be divided into three parts: (1) A general collection of early printed books, c. items, on Scottish subjects - history, topography, literature, music, military affairs and religious.

Books written in Scottish Gaelic or Lowland Scots Early books printed or published in Scotland. We also have rich special collections. The subjects they cover range from witchcraft to the French Revolution, from beekeeping to Esperanto, and from the Reformation to cookbooks. A large collection of 19th and 20th century manuscript and printed maps, engineering drawings and building plans from the famous Scottish engineering family, which specialised in building lighthouses, harbours and other large civil engineering works.

The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3BU View on map [email protected] Phone. Fax. Sign up to our newsletter. National Library of Scotland buys Scotland's first printed books for the nation Images National Library of Scotland has announced that it has bought two of Scotland's first printed books -The Aberdeen Breviary and the Compassio Beate Marie(pictured left), two of.

Get this from a library. Special and named printed collections in the National Library of Scotland. [Graham Hogg; National Library of Scotland.;]. The most extensive one is the Henderson Smith Collection, which is indexed in a slip catalogue, held in the Rare Book Collections office.

Private library collections. Some of the Library's named special collections preserve, completely or in part, early Scottish private libraries. Among the most important are: Newhailes Library Collection. We have over special and named printed collections of books, each one a library in its own right, a significant proportion of which cover the range of Scottish subjects such as Gaelic folklore and poetry (J F Campbell), Mary Queen of Scots (Rosebery), Jacobitism (Blaikie), and Witchcraft (Keiller).

Our eResources (formerly called licensed digital collections) include books, newspapers, ejournals and databases which you can use in the reading rooms once you have a library card.

If your main address is in Scotland, you can register to use some of this electronic material without visiting the Library in. Also on show is the earliest printed book in the National Library's collection, the Biblia pauperum, which features engravings of biblical scenes and was printed in.

The books were held in a private collection in Glamis Castle in Angus Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought by the National Library of Scotland. The Aberdeen.

Library collection. The library has a unique collection which is particularly strong in archaeology and decorative arts, consisting of:monographs and other printed items; current periodicals titles and access to 4, e-journals (90 are unique to libraries in Scotland) Over rare and antiquarian books published before National Library of Scotland has announced that it has acquired a special edition of a book which was never meant to be seen by the public.

The private edition tells of how John Hanning Speke solved one of the world’s greatest mysteries when he discovered the source of the Nile in The Research Library is our main reading room on level 3 of the National Museum of Scotland. The library has 12 study spaces, public Wifi access, 30, books on open shelves which visitors can browse (around 10% of the total collection), plus a display of 80 of our most regularly used periodical titles.

Using our Online catalogue you can search across most of the Library’s printed collections and also manuscript and visual collections catalogued since Newspaper holdings are catalogued separately in the Newspaper Database. We will be adding other important collection databases on an ongoing basis, in particular Sources - A database for Irish research.A book no bigger than a grain of rice is part of a new exhibition of miniatures on display at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.The newspaper collection includes the ongoing legal deposit collection of UK and Irish newspapers.

The collection was founded on two special collections of early English newspapers: the Thomason Tracts which contains newspapers and news-books from the English Civil War period and the Burney Collection of newspaperscollected by the.