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Record ID 237011

Buffons' Natural History v. 4

Borrowed: 1789/12. Returned: yes.


Borrower

George Home
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Comte de Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (Male, born 1707, died 1788)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Buffon's Natural History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Comte de Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (Male, born 1707, died 1788)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Natural history, general and particular; by the Count de Buffon, translated into English. Illustrated with three hundred and one copper-plates, and occasional notes and observations by the translator. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1781. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 8 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 455 times in 403 borrowing records


Book Work

Comte de Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (Male, born 1707, died 1788)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon

Record ID 237014

Voltaire's Peter the Great

Borrowed: 1789/12/17 (Thursday).


Borrower

George Home
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
Voltaire's Peter the Great

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
The history of the Russian empire under Peter the Great. Newly translated from the French of M. de Voltaire. In two volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1778. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 2v.
Number of borrowings: 29


Book Work

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
History of the Russian Empire under Peter the Great

Record ID 237020

Robertson's History of Scotland v. 1

Borrowed: 1790/7/10 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

George Home
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
Robertson's History of Scotland
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1790/7/10 (Saturday).

Borrower: George Home

Author: William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793), Genre: History

History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 237029

Lives of the Admirals v. 2

Borrowed: 1797/8/5 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Thomas Burnett
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

John Campbell (Male, born 1708, died 1775)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Campbell's Lives of the British Admirals
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1797/8/5 (Saturday).

Borrower: Thomas Burnett

Author: John Campbell (Male, born 1708, died 1775), Genre: History, Genre: Lives

Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 237035

Voyages v. 3

Borrowed: 1797/11/18 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Thomas Burnett
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Borrowed: 1797/11/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: Thomas Burnett

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 237038

Lives of the Admirals v. 1

Borrowed: 1797/12/1 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Thomas Burnett
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

John Campbell (Male, born 1708, died 1775)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Campbell's Lives of the British Admirals
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1797/12/1 (Friday).

Borrower: Thomas Burnett

Author: John Campbell (Male, born 1708, died 1775), Genre: History, Genre: Lives

Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 237041

Goldsmith's Natural History v. 4

Borrowed: 1797/12/16 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Thomas Burnett
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Goldsmith's Natural History
Shelfmark: 530.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
An history of the earth, and animated nature: by Oliver Goldsmith. In eight volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1774. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 8 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 705 times in 454 borrowing records


Book Work

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Borrowed: 1797/12/16 (Saturday).

Borrower: Thomas Burnett

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774), Genre: Natural Philosophy

History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 237056

Salmon's Modern History v. 3

Borrowed: 1803/1/8 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

John Warner
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Herman Moll (Male, died 1732), Thomas Salmon (Male, born 1679, died 1767)
Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy, Genre: Travel
Salmon's Modern History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Herman Moll (Male, died 1732), Thomas Salmon (Male, born 1679, died 1767)
Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy, Genre: Travel
Modern history: or, the present state of all nations. Describing their respective situations, persons, habits, ... animals and minerals. By Mr. Salmon. Vol.I. ... Illustrated with cuts and maps, ... by Herman Moll.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1724-1735.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 143 times in 142 borrowing records


Book Work

Herman Moll (Male, died 1732), Thomas Salmon (Male, born 1679, died 1767)
Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy, Genre: Travel
Modern History: or, The Present State of All Nations

Borrowed: 1803/1/8 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Warner

Author: Herman Moll (Male, died 1732), Thomas Salmon (Male, born 1679, died 1767), Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy, Genre: Travel

Modern History: or, The Present State of All Nations

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 237059

Guthrie's Scotland v. 2

Borrowed: 1803/1/22 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

John Warner
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Guthrie (Male, born 1708, died 1770)
Genre: History
Guthrie's History of Scotland
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Guthrie (Male, born 1708, died 1770)
Genre: History
A General History of Scotland, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. By William Guthrie, Esq.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1767-1768. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 10 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 513 times in 303 borrowing records


Book Work

William Guthrie (Male, born 1708, died 1770)
Genre: History
General History of Scotland [William Guthrie]

Borrowed: 1803/1/22 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Warner

Author: William Guthrie (Male, born 1708, died 1770), Genre: History

General History of Scotland [William Guthrie]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2