The Melrosian Annual, 1888 Edit




  • 1888, 1917 (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)

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  • Physical Description

    0.00 linear metres135.00 x 200.00 millimetres

  • Dimensions

    135.00 x 200.00 millimetres

  • Scope and Contents

    Manuscript volume consisting of essays, short stories, anecdotes and verse contributed by past and present members of staff of the firm of Andrew Melrose, Edinburgh, Tea Dealers and Grocers. Many of the contributions are reminiscences of the shop and its customers including Professor John Stuart Blackie, f.198, Edinburgh and society. The volume is illustrated with a few pen and ink drawings.

    Inscribed W.R.M. on inside front cover. With note at the front affirming that this volume was the Exhibit marked W.R.M. referred to in the Declaration of William Robert Macmillan, at Edinburgh, 24th July 1917.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Leather binding with marbled end pages. Front board detached.

    xi + 205 pp.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought from William Malcolm.17 August 2011