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Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of Sir Augustus W Franks, "Notes on Bookplates" (1887) with author`s presentation note.

Identifier: Acc.10641
Scope and Contents

Includes pasted in letter, 1888, of John Lane to Walter Hamilton, with other letters loosely enclosed and pasted in.

Dates: 1887-1888.

Copy of "Traditions of Edinburgh" (1825), by Robert Chambers, with double pages replacing cancelled leaves and the original text (concerning Hugo Arnot) supplied in manuscript.

Identifier: Acc.12417
Scope and Contents

Includes tipped in notes of Arnot`s son, and an anecdote, of Walter Scott to Robert Chambers which was incorporated into "Traditions of Edinburgh".

Dates: circa 1825.

Copy, undated, of the printed text of Helen Bannerman, "The Story of Sambo and the Twins", with pencil sketches for illustrations.

Identifier: Acc.8884
Scope and Contents

With sketch book of Bannerman and copy of E H Aitken, "The Common Birds of Bombay" (1900), with four letters of Aitken to Mrs Bannerman who did part of the illustrations.

Dates: 1900 and undated.

Corrected manuscripts of three poems, undated, in Gaelic of Maoilios M Caimbeul.

Identifier: Acc.9534
Scope and Contents

With inscribed copies of Caimbeul`s poetry collections, "Eileanan" (1980) and "Bailtean" (1987).

Dates: 1980-1987 and undated.

Designs for book decorations, stage sets and garden buildings by William McLaren.

Identifier: Acc.11560
Scope and Contents

Includes a sketchbook, specimans of calligraphy and printed books designed or decorated by McLaren.

Dates: 1943-1968.

Drawing book of James Wright.

Identifier: Acc.11596
Scope and Contents

Contains early landscape exercises and a record of the Scottish token coinage designed by Wright, circa 1797 illustrated with his own drawings.

Dates: 1783.

Extracts from printed sources and a transcript, made by James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire, bound with two printed items., 1639-1640, 1825-1840.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.2.24
Scope and Contents The extracts concern John Corbet, minister of Bonhill (folio 3), and the transcript is of David Laing`s copy, which had been discovered shortly before and was the only one known to Dennistoun, of Sir William Moore`s pseudonymously published ‘A counter-buff to Lysimachus Nicanor’, by Philopatris ([Edinburgh], 1640) (folio 11). Bound in between folios 8 and 9 are printed copies of Corbet`s ‘The ungirding of the Scottish Armour’ (Dublin, 1639) and his ‘The epistle congratulatorie of Lysimachus...
Dates: 1639-1640, 1825-1840.

Four music books.

Identifier: Acc.12347
Scope and Contents

Collection of 11 reels or marches and seven songs, transcribed/belonging to Margaret Robertson; "Of notes and there [sic] lengths", belonging to John Johnston; collection of 49 songs or reels for harpsichord, holograph Charlotte Ellis; volume of 28 tunes with ownership mark of Charlotte Ellis.

Dates: Late 18th century to early 19th century.

General order book of the Coastguard station at Belhelvie.

Identifier: Acc.10330
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of orders and papers of John J Arrow, Commander, Royal Navy, at Aberdeen.

Dates: 1821-1824.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, "Uncle Tom`s Cabin" (Edinburgh, A and C Black, 1853), with copy of letter of author to the publishers.

Identifier: Acc.6823-is now MS. 50256
Scope and Contents

Including correspondence with and concerning the illustrator, M U Sears.

Dates: 1853.

Interleaved copy of "Questions Addressed to Students of Natural Philosophy", (Aberdeen, 1830).

Identifier: Acc.7717
Scope and Contents

Containing answers in an unidentified hand on the interleaves.

Dates: 1830.

Leaf of a letter of James Elroy Flecker to Trelawney Dayrell Reed.

Identifier: Acc.8264
Scope and Contents

Containing manuscripts of two Bathrolaire sonnets.

With a copy of "Bridge of Fire" (1907), in which the above sonnets were published.

Dates: circa 1908.