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Record ID 227189

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 206

Robertson's Greece

Borrowed: 1789/2/7 (Saturday).


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
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 Greece

Record ID 227186

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 206

Knox's Voyages v. 6

Borrowed: 1789/1/24 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Knox's Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Genre: Travel
A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels: containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America: In Respect to The Situation and Extent of Empires, Kingdoms, and Provinces; their Climates, Soil, Produce, &c.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1767. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 381 times in 369 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels

Record ID 227192

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 206

Voltaire's Peter the Great

Borrowed: 1789/2/21 (Saturday).


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
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 227195

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 206

Brit. Plutarch v. 4

Borrowed: 1789/3/7 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Thomas Mortimer (Male, born 1730, died 1810)
Genre: Lives
British Plutarch
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Borrowed: 1789/3/7 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Thomas Mortimer (Male, born 1730, died 1810), Genre: Lives

British Plutarch

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 248060

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Mavor v. 20

Borrowed: 1806/7/12 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Mavor
Volumes borrowed: Volume 20

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels, and discoveries, from the time of Columbus to the present period. By William Mavor, LL.D. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1796-1797. Format: 18mo. Pagination: 20 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1042 times in 955 borrowing records


Book Work

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries [William Fordyce Mavor]

Record ID 248051

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Tour thro' G. Britain

Borrowed: 1806/2/1 (Saturday).


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731), Samuel Richardson (Male, born 1689, died 1761)
Genre: Travel
Tour thro Great Britain

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731), Samuel Richardson (Male, born 1689, died 1761)
Genre: Travel
A tour through the whole island of Great Britain. Divided into circuits or journies. Containing I. A description of the principal cities and towns, ... Originally begun by the celebrated Daniel De Foe, continued by the late Mr. Richardson.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1769. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4 vol.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 141 times in 117 borrowing records


Book Work

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731), Samuel Richardson (Male, born 1689, died 1761)
Genre: Travel
Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain

Borrowed: 1806/2/1 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731), Samuel Richardson (Male, born 1689, died 1761), Genre: Travel

Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain

Record ID 248036

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Nature Displayed v. 4

Borrowed: 1805/10/12 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Nature Displayed
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la nature: or, nature display’d. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity, and form the minds of youth. Illustrated with copper plates. Translated from the original French.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1733. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 117 times in 115 borrowing records


Book Work

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Borrowed: 1805/10/12 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761), Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy

Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 248045

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Nature Displayed v. 4

Borrowed: 1806/1/4 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Nature Displayed
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la nature: or, nature display’d. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity, and form the minds of youth. Illustrated with copper plates. Translated from the original French.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1733. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 117 times in 115 borrowing records


Book Work

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Borrowed: 1806/1/4 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761), Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy

Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 248042

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Voyages v. 4

Borrowed: 1805/12/22 (Sunday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Borrowed: 1805/12/22 (Sunday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 248048

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Cyrus v. 2

Borrowed: 1806/1/18 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
Cyrus
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
The travels of Cyrus. To which is annexed, a discourse upon the theology and mythology of the pagans. By the Chevalier Ramsay.
Language: English . Published: London | Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1772. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: 9


Book Work

Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
Travels of Cyrus

Borrowed: 1806/1/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743), Genre: Fiction

Travels of Cyrus

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 248039

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 290

Mavor v. 14

Borrowed: 1805/12/7 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Mavor
Volumes borrowed: Volume 14

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels, and discoveries, from the time of Columbus to the present period. By William Mavor, LL.D. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1796-1797. Format: 18mo. Pagination: 20 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1042 times in 955 borrowing records


Book Work

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries [William Fordyce Mavor]

Record ID 269891

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

Potter's Antiquities v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1824/3/17 (Wednesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

John Potter (Male, born c.1673, died 1747)
Genre: History
Potter's Antiquities
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

John Potter (Male, born c.1673, died 1747)
Genre: History
Archæologia græca: or, the antiquities of Greece. The sixth edition. By John Potter
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1740. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 33 times in 20 borrowing records


Book Work

John Potter (Male, born c.1673, died 1747)
Genre: History
Archaelogia Graeca: or, The Antiquities of Greece

Borrowed: 1824/3/17 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: John Potter (Male, born c.1673, died 1747), Genre: History

Archaelogia Graeca: or, The Antiquities of Greece

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 269897

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

Monastery v. 1, 2, 3

Borrowed: 1824/7/9 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Monastery
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
The Monastery ... By the author of “Waverley” [i.e. Sir Walter Scott] ... Second edition.
Language: English . Published: London | Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1820. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 140 times in 47 borrowing records


Book Work

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Monastery. A Romance

Borrowed: 1824/7/9 (Friday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832), Genre: Fiction

Monastery. A Romance

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 269867

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

Henderson's Iceland

Borrowed: 1823/12/6 (Saturday).


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Ebenezer Henderson (Male, born 1784, died 1858)
Genre: Travel
Henderson's Iceland

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Ebenezer Henderson (Male, born 1784, died 1858)
Genre: Travel
Iceland; or the journal of a residence in that Island during the years 1814 and 1815, ... With an introduction and appendix, ... a map and engravings.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1818. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 39 times in 22 borrowing records


Book Work

Ebenezer Henderson (Male, born 1784, died 1858)
Genre: Travel
Iceland; or the Journal of a Residence in that Island during the years 1814 and 1815

Record ID 269873

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

[unclear] v. 1, 2, 3, 4

Borrowed: 1824/1/27 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

[unclear]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Borrowed: 1824/1/27 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

[unclear]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 269894

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

Curiosities of Great Britain v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1824/3/17 (Wednesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
Curiosities of Great Britain
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
The curiosities, natural and artificial, of the island of Great Britain.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: c.1775. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 6 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 60 times in 29 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
Curiosities, Natural and Artificial, of the Island of Great Britain

Record ID 269864

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

Shipwrecks

Borrowed: 1823/11/18 (Tuesday).


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

John Graham Dalyell (Male, born 1775, died 1851)
Genre: Travel
Shipwrecks

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

John Graham Dalyell (Male, born 1775, died 1851)
Genre: Travel
Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea; or historical narratives of the most noted calamities and providential deliverances, which have resulted from maritime enterprize: with a sketch of various expedients for preserving the lives of mariners.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1812. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 32 times in 29 borrowing records


Book Work

John Graham Dalyell (Male, born 1775, died 1851)
Genre: Travel
Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea

Record ID 269861

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

Rob Roy v. 1, 2, 3

Borrowed: 1823/11. Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Rob Roy
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Rob Roy / By...[Sir Walter Scott]. In three volumes...
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1818. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 99 times in 34 borrowing records


Book Work

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Rob Roy

Borrowed: 1823/11.

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832), Genre: Fiction

Rob Roy

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 269888

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

Evelina v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1824/2/26 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Evelina
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Evelina : or, the history of a young lady's entrance into the world / by the author of Cecilia and Camilla ; in two volumes
Language: English . Published: Cupar-Fife. Date of publication: 1804.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 90 times in 59 borrowing records


Book Work

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Evelina, or, The History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World

Borrowed: 1824/2/26 (Thursday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840), Genre: Fiction

Evelina, or, The History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 269885

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

Cecilia v. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Borrowed: 1824/2/14 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Archibald Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Cecilia
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Cecilia ... By the author of Evelina [i.e. Frances Burney, afterwards d'Arblay] ... The ninth edition.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1809. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 221 times in 61 borrowing records


Book Work

Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840)
Genre: Fiction
Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress

Borrowed: 1824/2/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: Archibald Robertson

Author: Frances Burney (Female, born 1752, died 1840), Genre: Fiction

Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5