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A

  • A B Fleming & Co. A B Fleming & Co, printing ink manufacturers, Leith and Granton, near Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh: Banks & Co, [1873?]
  • Abbott, Donald M, ‘Edinburgh University and its printers’ University of Edinburgh journal, vol XLIV/1 (June 2009)
  • Abbott, Donald M ‘Series of the generations: genealogy and printing’ Scottish genealogist, vol LVI/2 (June 2009)
  • ‘Aberdeen printing presses on’ Leopard 1976
  • Aberdeen University Press. Announcement of the amalgamation of the Rosemount Press, Ltd., and the Aberdeen University Press, Ltd. [No place: no publisher,] 1932?
  • Aberdeen University Press. BPPC-AUP: typesetters, printers, binders [Promotional brochure.] Aberdeen: BPCC-AUP Aberdeen Ltd, 1990?
  • Aberdeen University Press. The complete works … from design to delivery. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1973
  • Aberdeen University Press. Memorandum and articles of association. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1900
  • Aberdeen University Press. Prospectus of the Aberdeen University Press, Limited. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1900?
  • Adam & Charles Black. [Printer’s register of clichés]. [Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1855?-1898]
  • Agreements between the Society of Master Printers of Scotland and the Scottish District Council of the Amalgamated Society of Lithographic Printers. Edinburgh: Society of Master Printers of Scotland, [various dates]
  • Aird, Andrew. Letterpress printing in Glasgow in the last fifty years. Glasgow: Aird & Coghill, 1882?
  • Aird, Andrew. Reminiscences of editors, reporters, and printers, during the last sixty years. Appendix: Newspapers … printed and published in Glasgow from 1830 till 1890. Glasgow: Aird & Coghill, 1890? [Cover title: Printers and Printing in Glasgow 1830-1890]
  • Aird & Coghill Ltd. Specimens of music engraving and printing [with facsimiles]. Glasgow: [no publisher; 1932]
  • Aldis, Harry Gidney, Robert Bowes ]and others], eds. A dictionary of printers and booksellers in England, Scotland and Ireland and of foreign printers of English books: 1557-1640. London: Bibliographical Society, 1910
  • Aldis, Harry Gidney. A list of books printed in Scotland before 1700: including those printed furth of the realm for Scottish booksellers: with brief notes on the printers and stationers. [Edinburgh]: Printed for the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1904 [A ‘preliminary hand-list’. Publications of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society; 7]
  • Alexander Maclehose & Co. A list of books transferred from Alexander Maclehose to Adam & Charles Black, June 1938. London: [Alexander Maclehose & Co], 1938
  • Alexander Ritchie. [Guard book with all jobbing printing and stationery manufactured by Alexander Ritchie, printers, Edinburgh from August 1938 to August 1939]. Edinburgh: The Firm, [1990]
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Catalogue of books, in sheets, and bound, the remaining stock of Alexander Wilson, to be exposed to sale in the Tontine Inn, on Tuesday the 30th of December, 1817. Glasgow: Printed by W. Lang, 1817
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Newspaper founts. [No place: no publisher,] 1822
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Selection from the specimen book of Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow, letter foundry. London: Alex. Wilson & Sons, 1834
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Specimen of modern printing types cast at the letter foundry of Alex. Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. [Glasgow: no publisher, 1789]
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Specimen of modern printing types, cast at the letter foundry of Alex.Wilson and Sons, Glasgow.    Glasgow: [no publisher], 1833
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. A specimen of modern cut printing types. Glasgow: [no publisher], 1815
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, Glasgow. Supplement to the specimen book of Alex. Wilson & Sons, Glasgow Letter Foundry, Great New-Street, Gough Square, London. London: [no publisher], [1834]
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, St. Andrews. A specimen of printing types. Glasgow: [no publisher], 1783
  • Alexander Wilson & Sons, St. Andrews. A specimen of some of the printing types cast in the foundery of Doctor A. Wilson and Sons. Glasgow: College of Glasgow, 1772
  • Allen Lithographic Co Ltd. 50 years of service: a short history of the company and review of the organisation. Kirkcaldy: The Allen Lithographic Company Limited, 1950
  • Allen Lithographic Co Ltd. Our Progress in Print – Allen Lithographic Company. Kirkcaldy: The Allen Lithographic Company Limited, 1959
  • Ames, Joseph. Typographical antiquities, or, The history of printing in England, Scotland, and Ireland : containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them / begun by the late Joseph Ames ; considerably augmented by William Herbert ; and now greatly enlarged, with copious notes, and illustrated with appropriate engravings comprehending the history of English literature and a view of the progress of the art of engraving in Great Britain by Thomas Frognall Dibdin. London : William Miller, 1810-
  • Axton, Marie ‘Ane satyre of the thrie estaitis’: the first edition and its reception.’ in A day estivall, ed Alisoun Gardner-Medwin and Janet Hadley Williams. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1990

B

  • Baillie, Shauna. Locational adjustments in the Edinburgh printing industry. [University of Edinburgh], Thesis MA Geography, September 1982
  • Ballantyne, James. Retrospect of the public events of the year, 1813.  Written for the Kelso Mail and published in that paper on 6th January, 1814. Edinburgh: [no publisher, 1814]
  • Ballantyne & Co. The history of the Ballantyne Press and its connection with Sir Walter Scott, bart. Edinburgh: [Printed at the Ballantyne Press], 1871
  • Ballantyne & Co. Reply to Mr Lockhart’s pamphlet, entitled ‘The Ballantyne-humbug handled’. London: Longman, Orme Brown, Green & Longmans; Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1839
  • Ballantyne Press. The Ballantyne Press and its founders. Edinburgh: Ballantyne Hanson & Co, 1909
  • Ballantyne Press. The style of the House for the guidance of compositors and readers. Edinburgh: Ballantyne Press, 1897
  • Bartlett, J N. Davidson’s of Mugiemoss: a history of C. Davidson and Sons, makers of wrapping papers, paper bags and boards. London: Athlone Press, 1996
  • Baxter, James H. ‘Books published abroad by Scotsmen before 1700.’ Records of the Glasgow Bibliographical Society, vol 11, 1933
  • Beattie, William. The Chepman and Myllar prints: nine tracts from the first Scottish press, Edinburgh 1508, followed by the other two tracts in the same volume in the National Library of Scotland. [Facsimile with a bibliographical note.] [Edinburgh]: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1950
  • Beattie, William. A hand-list of works from the press of John Wreittoun at Edinburgh, 1624-c.1639. Edinburgh: R. & R. Clark Ltd., 1942. ‘Reprinted from the Transactions of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, vol 2, pt 2, 1941’
  • Beattie, William. ‘An outline of Scottish printing’ Proceedings, papers and summaries of discussions at the Edinburgh conference […]. London: Library Association, 1951
  • Beattie, William. The Scottish tradition in printed books. Edinburgh: T. Nelson & Sons Ltd for the Saltire Society, 1949
  • Beattie, William. Tradition and innovation in Scottish book-production. Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt College, [1945] [Reprinted from The Scotsman of 5th, November, 1945]
  • Beavan, Iain ‘Aberdeen University Press and the Scottish Typographical Association: an uneasy early relationship’  in Images & texts: their production and distribution in the 18th and 19th centuries ed Peter Isaac and Barry McKay. Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies, 1997
  • Beavan, Iain. ‘Forever provincial? : a north British lament’ in Periodicals and publishers: the newsaper and journal trade, 1750-1914, ed John Hinks, Catherine Armstrong and Matthew Day. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll; London: British Library, 2009
  • Beavan, Iain. ‘Printing for the British publishing industry: the rise and fall of Aberdeen University press’. Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1, 2006
  • Beavan, Iain ‘Reports and surveys of archives in northern Scotland. Raban and his successors: local printing (1622-1800) held in Aberdeen University Library.’ Northern Scotland, v.18, 1998
  • Bell & Bain. A collection of typefaces and selected specimen pages. Glasgow: Bell & Bain, 1965
    Berry, W Turner and A F Johnson. Catalogue of specimens of printing types by English and Scottish printers and founders 1665-1830.     Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1935 / New York; London: Garland, 1983. (Facs of 1935 ed. introduction by James Mosley)
  • Bertram, James Glass. Some memories of books, authors & events. Westminster: A Constable & Co, 1893
  • Bibliotheck: a journal of bibliographical notes and queries mainly of Scottish interest. 1956-
  • Blackie & Son. Messrs Blackie & Son have pleasure in announcing that they have been awarded at the Paris Exhibition of 1878 two medals for excellence in bookbinding and printing. [Single sheet]. Glasgow: Blackie & Son, 1878
  • Blackie & Son. New and splendid works published by Blackie & Son, Queen Street Glasgow, South College Street, Edinburgh, and Warwick Square, London. Glasgow: W G Blackie, 1839
  • Blackie, Agnes. A C Blackie & Son 1809-1959: a short history of the firm. London; Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd, [?1959]
  • Blackie, John. A memorial of the dinner to John Blackie, Senior, Esq, given in the Black Bull Hotel, Glasgow, Tuesday, 29th Sept, 1840, on occasion of his being presented with his engraved portrait, by the agents, clerks, and others, in the employment of Messrs Blackie & Son. Glasgow: [no publisher], 1840?
  • Blackie Group. [Miscellaneous university & college book catalogues]. Glasgow: The Group, 1978
  • Book history. 1998-
  • The bookbinder’s complete instructor in all the branches of binding … by a practical bookbinder. [Dedication signed G. Martin.]. Peterhead: [no publisher], 1823
  • Boyter, Ian. Robert Smail’s printing works. Edinburgh: National Trust for Scotland, 1990
  • The British and colonial printer and stationer. London: W J Stonhill, 1878-1953
  • British bookmaker. 1890-1894
  • British Federation of Master Printers. Thirty-eighth annual congress [of] the British Federation of Master Printers, Aberdeen, 1938: programme and handbook. Aberdeen: British Federation of Master Printers, 1938
  • British lithographer. 1891-1895
  • British printer. London, 1888-
  • British Typographia, Edinburgh Branch. Syllabus, Session 1891-1892. Edinburgh: British Typographia, [1891]
  • British Typographia, Glasgow Branch. The present and future triumphs of the press: a lecture delivered by Andrew Aird at the request of the Glasgow Branch of the British Typographia on Thursday, October 20, 1892. [Glasgow: British Typographia, 1892]
  • Bromage, Sarah, Alistair McCleery and David Finkelstein. ‘The Wayzgoose: printers’ outings in Scotland. “It really was a red letter day” ‘ History Scotland, 8/4 July/August 2008
  • Bromage, Sarah and Josephine Anthony. ‘Glasgow Printing Trades Amateur Rowing Club’ Review of Scottish Culture, v22, 2010
  • Brown, Stephen W. ‘James Tytler’s misadventures in the late eighteenth-century Edinburgh book trade.’ in Printing places: locations of book production and distribution since 1500, ed John Hinks and Catherine Armstrong. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll; London: British Library, 2005
  • Brown, Stephen W. ‘The market for murder and Edinburgh’s eighteenth-century book trade’ in Periodicals and publishers: the newsaper and journal trade, 1750-1914, ed John Hinks, Catherine Armstrong and Matthew Day. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll; London: British Library, 2009
  • Brown, Stephen W ‘Pirates, editors, and readers : how distribution rewrote William Smellie’s Philosophy of natural history’; and ‘Singing by the book : eighteenth-century Scottish songbooks, freemasonry, and Burns’ in From compositors to collecots: essays on book-trade history, ed John Hinks and Matthew Day. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: The British Library, 2012
  • Brown, Stephen W. ‘Printing for the people: two great Enlightenment printers.’ Folio, no.6 (Spring 2003) [William Smellie, 1740-1795; James Tytler, 1745-1805]
  • Brown, Stephen W. William Smellie. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 1998
  • Brown, Stephen W. ‘William Smellie and the culture of the Edinburgh book trade, 1752-1795.’ in The culture of the book in the Scottish Enlightenment: an exhibition with essays by Roger Emerson … [et al]. Toronto, c2000
  • Bryden, D. J. ‘”Mr Clerk the graver”: a biographical study in the cultural infrastructure of early modern Scotland’ Review of Scottish Culture, v.11 (1998-1999)
  • Bryson, Robert and James Bryson. Information anent His Majesty’s printers in Scotland. [A petition for the office of King’s printers in place of Robert Young.] Edinburgh: [?], 1844
  • Bulletin of the Printing Historical Society. 1980-1999
  • Bundock, Clement J. The story of the National Union of Printing, Bookbinding and Paper Workers. Oxford,: Oxford University Press, 1959
  • Bushnell, George Herbert. Catalogue of the productions of the early presses at St Andrews. St Andrews: W C Henderson & Son, University Press, 1926
  • Bushnell, George Herbert. The life and work of Edward Raban: St Andrew’s most famous printer. St Andrews, J & G Innes, 1928
  • Bushnell, George Herbert. ‘Scottish bookbinding and bookbinders, 1450-1800’ The Bookman’s Journals incorporating The Print Collector (3rd series) 15/2 (1927)
  • Bushnell, George Herbert, (compiler). Scottish engravers: a biographical dictionary of Scottish engravers and of engravers who worked in Scotland to the beginning of the nineteenth century. London: Oxford University Press, 1949
  • Bushnell, George Herbert. Scottish printers, booksellers and booksbinders 1726-1775. No place: Bibliographical Society, 1932
  • Byrne, Stephen. The Gleniffer Press: a bibliography. Sorbie: Stephen Byrne at the Final Score Miniature Books and Music, 2009

C

  • Cairns, John W. ‘Three unnoticed Scottish editions of Pieter Burman’s Antiquitatum Romanarum brevis descriptio’. Bibliotheck, v.22 (1997)
  • Campbell, A J. Cupar, the years of controversy : its newspaper press, 1822-1872. [Fife] : Fife Family History Society, 2009
  • Campbell, A J. The Cupar presses of: Whitehead & Burns, John Cunningham Orr, William Ritchie, W. Bayne, John Arnot. Buckhaven: A J Campbell, c1992
  • Campbell, A J. Early Kirkcaldy presses – Crerar, Birrell, Crawford. Buckhaven: A J Campbell, c1992
  • Campbell, A J. The Fifeshire Journal Press. Fife bibliography : the presses of Fife; no. 3. [Buckhaven : A J Campbell], c1992
  • Campbell, A J. History of Fifeshire Advertiser.  Fife bibliography: the presses of Fife; no. 7. [Buckhaven : The Author], c1992
  • Campbell, A J. The press of Alexander Westwood & Son, Cupar. Buckhaven: A J Campbell, c1992
  • Campbell, A J. The press of J & G Innes, Cupar. Buckhaven: A J Campbell, c1992
  • Campbell, A J. The presses of Leven & the East of Fife: Robert Reid, Leven; Thomas Porter, Leven; The Leven Advertiser Press; The Russell Press of Anstruther; James Scott, Pittenweem; Joseph Cook & Son, St Andrews; John Patrick, Leven & Kirkcaldy. [Buckhaven: The Author], c1992
  • Campbell, A. J. The Tullis Press : the presses of Fife ; no. 1. [Buckhaven : The Author], c1992
  • Campbell, Alexander. Trial and self-defence of Alexander Campbell … before the Exchequer Court, Edinburgh, for printing and publishing “The Tradesman”, contrary to the infamous gagging act. Glasgow: W W Miller, 1835
  • Carnegie, Andrew. William Chambers; an address delivered at the celebration of the jubilee of the Chambers Institution, Peebles, October 19th, 1909. [Peebles?: no publisher, 1909]
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Perth booksellers and bookbinders in the records of the Wright calling : 1538-1864’  Bibliotheck 1/4 (1958)
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Publishing in Perth before 1807. [A list of stationers, booksellers, bookbinders and printers 1591-1807]’ Dundee: Abertay Society Publications no 6, 1960
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Scholar-printers of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1740-1800’  in Aberdeen and the Enlightenment: proceedings of a conference held at the University of Aberdeen, ed Jennifer J Carter and Joan H Pittock. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1987
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Scottish printers and booksellers 1668-1775: a second supplement (I)’ Studies in bibliography (14) 1961
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Scottish printers and booksellers 1668-1775’: a second supplement (II)’ Studies in bibliography (15) 1962
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Scottish printers and booksellers 1668-1775: a study of source material’ Bibliotheck
  • Carnie, Robert H. ‘Stationers and bookbinders in the records of the hammermen of St. Andrews: 1538-1864’  Bibliotheck 3/2 (1960)
  • Carnie, Robert H & H P Doig. ‘Scottish printers and booksellers 1668-1775: a supplement’ Studies in bibliography 12 (1959)
  • Carter, John. William Ged and the invention of stereotype. ‘Reprinted … from the transactions of the Bibliographical Society, The Library (September 1960)
  • Carter, John. William Ged and the invention of stereotype: a postscript. Reprinted from  ‘Bibliographical notes’ 1960
  • Castrillo, Maria. ‘In union is strength’: trade union records of the printing and bookbinding industries in the National Library of Scotland’ Scottish archives, 15 (2009)
  • Chambers, David. Pitsligo Press, George Hay Forbes. [S.l. : s.n., 198-?]
  • Chambers, Robert. Man of letters: the early life and love letters of Robert Chambers. Ed C.H. Layman. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1990
  • Chambers, William. Memoir of Robert Chambers: with autobiographic reminiscences of William Chambers. London; Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1872 [and other editions]
  • Chambers, William. Memoir of William and Robert Chambers. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1883 [and other editions]
  • Chambers, William. Story of a long and busy life. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1882
  • Civic Press Limited. The printing house the trade unions built. [A brochure.] Glasgow: The Civic Press, 1958
  • Clark Constable, printers since 1760. [Edinburgh: Clark Constable, 198-]
  • Coghill, David C. ‘Old Glasgow printers and printing’ Transactions of the Old Glasgow Club, Volume I. Glasgow 1900-1908
  • Conference on Printing Production Worker Education: Facilities in Scotland for the 1980s (1979:  Edinburgh, Scotland). [London]: Printing and Publishing Industry Training Board, 1979
  • Coupar, William J. Andrew Symson : preacher, printer and poet. Glasgow  J. MacLehose & Sons, [1915
  • Coupar, William J. ‘Copyright in Scotland before 1709.’ Records of the Glasgow Bibliographical Society, vol 9, 1931
  • Coupar, William J. The date of the “Dumfries mercury”. Dumfries: printed by T. Hunter, Watson & Co., [1915]
  • Coupar, William J. Descriptive account of the Foulis Exhibition held in the University of Glasgow, April 1913. London: A. Moring, 1913
  • Coupar, William J. The Edinburgh periodical press: being a bibliographical account of the newspapers, journals and magazines issued in Edinburgh from the earliest times to 1800. Stirling: Eneas MacKay, 1908
  • Coupar, William J. ‘James Watson, King’s printer.’ Scottish historical review, April, 1910. Glasgow: Privately printed, 1910
  • Coupar, William J. The “King’s press” at Perth, 1715-6. Perth: privately printed, 1919.
  • Coupar, William J. The Millers of Haddington, Dunbar and Dunfermline [i.e. George and James Miller of Haddington and Dunbar, and John and John Laing Miller of Dunfermline]: a record of Scottish bookselling. London, [no publisher], 1914
  • Couper, William J. Mrs. Anderson and the royal prerogative in printing. (From the proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow.) Glasgow, 1918
  • Couper, William J. The origins of Glasgow printing. Edinburgh: [Privately printed], 1911
  • Couper, William J. [The pretender’s printer: Robert Freebairn. Signed W.J. Couper. From the Scottish historical review, January 1918.] Glasgow: [no publisher], 1918
  • Couper, William J. The rebel press at Perth in 1715. [No place: no publisher,] 1928
  • Couper, William J. Robert Sanders the elder : printer in Glasgow, 1661-1694. Glasgow: printed for the Glasgow Bibliographical Society by J. MacLehose and Sons, 1914
  • Couper, William J. Robert Waldegrave, King’s Printer for Scotland. Glasgow, 1916
  • Couper, William J. Scottish rebel printers. Edinburgh: Privately printed, 1912
  • Cover story: a new look at bookbinding. Exhibition of works by designer bookbinders, the Crawford Arts Centre, 25 March – 24 April 1994. St Andrews: Crawford Arts Centre, 1994
  • Craig, M E. The Scottish periodical press 1750-1789. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1931