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Proof copy of a reprint of "Jones’s directory or, useful pocket companion, for the year 1786", interleaved and heavily annotated by John Buchanan, 'Glasguensis'.

Identifier: MS.2558

Scope and Contents

There are some proof corrections on the title-page by James MacLehose, the publisher, and on the fly-leaf his signature and a note by his son, the donor.


  • Creation: 1863.

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46 Leaves ; Small octavo.

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46 (interleaved) folios.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1939, by, James MacLehose, LL.D., a Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Library.

Related Materials

For a copy of this manuscript, with additional information, see MS.1020.


The reprint was published by James MacLehose, bookseller to the University of Glasgow in 1866. The annotations were drawn upon by the editors for their notes in the volume as published, and John Buchanan's help is there acknowledged; but there is a considerable residuum of information.
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