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Novels.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Invented prose narratives of considerable length and a certain complexity that deal imaginatively with human experience through a connected sequence of events involving a group of persons in a specific setting.

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

22 notebooks, 1942, containing the corrected manuscript of A J Cronin, "The Keys of the Kingdom".

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.9873
Scope and Contents

With a copy of the novel inscribed by Cronin and a letter, 1950, of Cronin.

Dates: 1942-1950.

Account book, early 19th century, of Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael.

 File
Identifier: Acc.4299
Scope and Contents

With drawings for "A new Edition of Pennecuick`s Works, 1816", and a monologue, 19th century, "Lady Gifford".

Dates: 19th century.

Administrative, promotional, and other materials relating to various novels of Ian Rankin., 1987-2013.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50440-50443
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This series contains manuscripts and typescripts of, and associated working papers for, novels, novellas and graphic novels by Ian Rankin. The working papers include, variously, synopses, research material, development notes, and evidence of editorial interventions. With these also are papers relating to the process of publication: some administrative, particularly contracts, and promotional materials; others, including advertisements and cover proofs, concerning actual publication....
Dates: 1987-2013.

Autograph manuscript of the novel ‘Deep down: a tale of the Cornish mines’ by R M Ballantyne.

 Item
Identifier: MS.20443
Scope and Contents

The preface is signed and dated at Edinburgh in 1868. The manuscript is heavily corrected and includes a page-proof of the preface.

Dates: 1868.

Bestseller lists from periodicals featuring the novels of Ian Rankin., 1997-2017.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50588-50590
Scope and Contents The Bestseller Lists are determined by various authorities and printed in various periodicals. They include Scottish, national, and international rankings, and categories including fiction, hardcover, crime fiction, and others. Items include individual press cuttings, press cuttings provided by Durrants Press Cuttings, and photocopies of press cuttings. They are arranged chronologically, and thereafter alphabetically by publication/publisher. Years covered: 1997-2004 inclusive,...
Dates: 1997-2017.

Bestseller lists printed in newspapers other serial publications featuring the novels of Ian Rankin., 1997-2000.

 File
Identifier: MS.50588
Scope and Contents

The Bestseller Lists are determined by various authorities and printed in various periodicals. They include Scottish, national, and international rankings, and categories including fiction, hardcover, crime fiction, and others. Items include individual press cuttings, press cuttings provided by Durrants Press Cuttings, and photocopies of press cuttings. They are arranged chronologically, and thereafter alphabetically by publication/publisher.

Dates: 1997-2000.

Complete typescript, undated, of 'The unquiet king', a novel about James V by Edith Anne Robertson, recast in the form of a journal kept by the king., Early 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.

 Item
Identifier: MS.26983
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Educated in Glasgow and Germany, in 1919 Edith Anne married James A Robertson who became Professor of Biblical Criticism at Aberdeen University. Her publications included a life of St Francis Xavier as well as poems in English and Scots.

Dates: Early 20th century-3rd quarter of 20th century.

Corrected typescript drafts and page proofs of a novel of Robert Nye, "Falstaff" (1976), with associated manuscript notes.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.7076
Scope and Contents

With corrected typescript versions of the play of Robert Nye and John Abulafia, "Falstaff" (1977).

Dates: circa 1976-circa 1977.

Corrected typescript of an unpublished novel by Sydney Goodsir Smith, titled, 'Bottled Peaches ... by Agamemnon Culpeper'., 1936.

 Item
Identifier: MS.26142
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Born in New Zealand and educated in England, Sydney Goodsir Smith's first poems were in English, but he began writing in Scots in about 1940 and published several volumes of poetry. He also wrote for the stage, radio and television, as well as editing works of Robert Burns and Robert Fergusson. All these interests are reflected in his papers, but his work as an art critic survives in only a few fragmentary items.

Dates: 1936.