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Publishing agreement between Archibald Constable and Co and Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo for a new edition of the works of James Beattie, to be accompanied by Forbes`s "An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie, including Many of his Original Letters" then in the course of composition.

Identifier: Acc.12728

Scope and Contents

Includes a letter of James Ballantyne to Archibald Constable on the printing of "The Life of Beattie" and on other printing work.


  • Creation: 1804-1807.


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0.00 Linear metres (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 2007, Christopher Edwards, Hurst. (Ex Lyon and Turnbull auction, 10 January 2007, lot 190.)19 January 2007

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