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Record ID 226142

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Collection of Voyages v. 4

Borrowed: 1784/5/15 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1784/5/15 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 226139

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Collection of Voyages v. 1

Borrowed: 1784/5/1 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1784/5/1 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 226106

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Goldsmith's England v. 1

Borrowed: 1783/6/7 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: History
Goldsmith's History of England
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: History
An abridgment of the History of England. From the invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the death of George II. By Dr. Goldsmith.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1774.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 199 times in 194 borrowing records


Book Work

Oliver Goldsmith (Male, born c.1730, died 1774)
Genre: History
Abridgment of the History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the Death of George II

Record ID 226112

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Rollin's Rom Hist v. 2

Borrowed: 1783/11/15 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Rollin's Roman History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 226109

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Robertson's Scotland v. 1

Borrowed: 1783/10/25 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

John Douglas
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: 1783/10/25 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

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 226100

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 187

Hist of Indies v. 2

Borrowed: 1783/5/10 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
History of the Indies
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1783/5/10 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

History of the Indies

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 228179

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 221

Collection of Voyages v. 3

Borrowed: 1784/10/30 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1784/10/30 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 228185

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 221

Plutarch's Lives v. 1

Borrowed: 1785/1/29 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119)
Genre: Lives
Plutarch's Lives
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119)
Genre: Lives
Plutarch’s lives, translated from the original Greek, with notes critical and historical, and a new life of Plutarch.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1774. Format: 8vo.
Editors: Langhorne, John; Langhorne, William
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 333 times in 303 borrowing records


Book Work

Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119)
Genre: Lives
Lives [Plutarch]

Borrowed: 1785/1/29 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Author: Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119), Genre: Lives

Lives [Plutarch]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 228176

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 221

Collection of Voyages v. 4

Borrowed: 1784/7/10 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1784/7/10 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 228173

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 221

Collection of Voyages v. 5

Borrowed: 1784/5/29 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1784/5/29 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Record ID 228188

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 221

Collection of Voyages v. 7

Borrowed: 1785/2/19 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 7

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1785/2/19 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 7

Record ID 259616

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page:

Henry's Britain v. 1

Borrowed: 1810/6/9 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Robert Henry (Male, born 1718, died 1790)
Genre: History
Henry's History of Britain
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Robert Henry (Male, born 1718, died 1790)
Genre: History
The history of Great Britain, from the first invasion of it by the Romans Under Julius Caesar.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1771-1793. Format: 4to. Pagination: 6 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 301 times in 203 borrowing records


Book Work

Robert Henry (Male, born 1718, died 1790)
Genre: History
History of Great Britain [Robert Henry]

Borrowed: 1810/6/9 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Douglas

Author: Robert Henry (Male, born 1718, died 1790), Genre: History

History of Great Britain [Robert Henry]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 273200

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137146 (Type: Student). Page:


Borrower

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


Book Holding