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Record ID 229877

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Voyages v. 4

Borrowed: 1786/10/28 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Borrowed: 1786/10/28 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 229880

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Voyages v. 7

Borrowed: 1786/11/18 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 7

Borrowed: 1786/11/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 7

Record ID 229874

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Voyages v. 1

Borrowed: 1786/10/14 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1786/10/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 229850

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Voyages v. 5

Borrowed: 1786/5/13 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Borrowed: 1786/5/13 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Record ID 229859

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Goldsmith's Nat Hist v. 7

Borrowed: 1786/6/24 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
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 7

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: 1786/6/24 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

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

History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Volumes borrowed: Volume 7

Record ID 229847

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 245

Voyages v. 6

Borrowed: 1786/4/29 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Borrowed: 1786/4/29 (Saturday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Record ID 270554

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

Buffon's Natural History v. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Borrowed: 1824/5/18 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
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, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7, Volume 8

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

Borrowed: 1824/5/18 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: Comte de Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (Male, born 1707, died 1788), Genre: Natural Philosophy

Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7, Volume 8

Record ID 270536

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

Bank's Geography v. 1

Borrowed: 1824/1/17 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Bank's Geography
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Genre: Travel
A modern, authentic and com[plete] system of universal geography. Including all the late important discoveries made by the English, and other celebrated navigators of various nations, in the different hemispheres; and containing a genuine history and description of the whole world, as consisting of empires, ... With the various countries, cities, towns, .... Thoughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and America: together with their respective situations, extent, latitude, longitude, ... together with a complete history of every empire, kingdom, and state, ... The whole forming an authentic and entertaining account of every thing worthy of notice throughout the whole face of nature, both by land and water. In which is introduced, to illustrate the work, a considerable number of the most accurate whole sheet maps, forming a complete atlas. To which is added complete guide to geography, astronomy, ... with an account of the rise, progress, and present state of navigation throughout the known world. Likewise containing every important, interesting, and valuable discovery throughout the whole of Cook’s voyages. Together with all the discoveries made by other mariners since the time of that celebrated circumnavigator. Also, a particular description of the improved state of the new colony formed at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, where the convicts are now settled. Including a particular account of the excursions and discoveries made in the interior parts of New Holland. The whole forming a complete collection of voyages and travels. By the Rev. Thomas Bankes, vicar of Dixton, in Monmouthshire, and author of the Christian’s family Bible. Embellished with near two hundred beautiful engravings, consisting of views, antiquities, customs, ceremonies, besides whole sheet maps, plans, charts, &c. executed in a much superior stile than any thing that has ever appeared in this kingdom.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1790. Format: folio. Pagination: 2v.
Number of borrowings: 27


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Modern, Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography

Record ID 270530

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

Record ID 270527

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

Charles 12th

Borrowed: 1823/10.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
Voltaire's Charles 12th

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
The history of Charles XII. King of Sweden. By Mr. De Voltaire. Translated from the French. Carefully corrected.
Language: English . Published: Glasgow. Date of publication: 1767. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: 51


Book Work

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: History
History of Charles XII, King of Sweden

Borrowed: 1823/10.

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778), Genre: History

History of Charles XII, King of Sweden

Record ID 270545

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

Penrose's Journal v. 3, 4

Borrowed: 1824/4/9 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Williams Pantycelyn (Male, born 1717, died 1791)
Genre: Fiction
Penrose's Journal
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Williams Pantycelyn (Male, born 1717, died 1791)
Genre: Fiction
The journal of Llewellin Penrose, a seaman
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1815. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 53 times in 29 borrowing records


Book Work

William Williams Pantycelyn (Male, born 1717, died 1791)
Genre: Fiction
Journal of Llewellin Penrose, a Seaman

Borrowed: 1824/4/9 (Friday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: William Williams Pantycelyn (Male, born 1717, died 1791), Genre: Fiction

Journal of Llewellin Penrose, a Seaman

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 270533

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

Popular Tales v. 1

Borrowed: 1823/12/4 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Fiction
Popular Tales
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Fiction
Popular tales ... Third edition.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1807. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 284 times in 179 borrowing records


Book Work

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Fiction
Popular Tales [Maria Edgeworth]

Borrowed: 1823/12/4 (Thursday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849), Genre: Fiction

Popular Tales [Maria Edgeworth]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 270557

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

Tales of my Landlord

Borrowed: 1824/7/13 (Tuesday).


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Tales of My Landlord

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Tales of my Landlord, Third Series / collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1819. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 158 times in 55 borrowing records


Book Work

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Fiction
Tales of my Landlord [Third Series]

Borrowed: 1824/7/13 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

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

Tales of my Landlord [Third Series]

Record ID 270539

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

Cook v. 1

Borrowed: 1824/3/11 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)
Cook
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)
[Voyages]
Language: English .
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 43 times in 33 borrowing records

Borrowed: 1824/3/11 (Thursday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 270548

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

Kerr v. 7, 8

Borrowed: 1824/4/20 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Robert Kerr (Male, born 1755, died 1813)
Genre: Travel
Kerr
Volumes borrowed: Volume 7, Volume 8

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Robert Kerr (Male, born 1755, died 1813)
Genre: Travel
A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in systematic order: forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present time
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1811. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 18v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 116 times in 63 borrowing records


Book Work

Robert Kerr (Male, born 1755, died 1813)
Genre: Travel
General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels [Kerr]

Borrowed: 1824/4/20 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: Robert Kerr (Male, born 1755, died 1813), Genre: Travel

General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels [Kerr]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 7, Volume 8

Record ID 270542

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

Cook v. 3

Borrowed: 1824/3/29 (Monday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Alexander Stevenson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)
Cook
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)
[Voyages]
Language: English .
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 43 times in 33 borrowing records

Borrowed: 1824/3/29 (Monday).

Borrower: Alexander Stevenson

Author: James Cook (Male, born 1728, died 1779)

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3