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Record ID 230387

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137143 (Type: Student). Page: 251

Robertson's Grecian History

Borrowed: 1788/11/1 (Saturday).


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
Robertson's History of Greece

Record ID 231821

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 19

Robertson's Hist of Scotland v. 1

Borrowed: 1791/7/9 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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

Borrowed: 1791/7/9 (Saturday).

Borrower: Robert Smyth

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 231818

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 19

Hume's History v. 1

Borrowed: 1791/6/25 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
History of England (original title)
Hume's History (standardised title)

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution in 1688. In eight volumes. By David Hume, Esq; ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1009 times in 824 borrowing records


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David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
History of England [David Hume]

Borrowed: 1791/6/25 (Saturday).

Borrower: Robert Smyth

Author: David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776), Genre: History

History of England [David Hume]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 238148

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 124

Borrowed: 1790/1/21 (Thursday).

Borrower: Robert Smyth

Author: Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741), Genre: Belles Lettres

Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 238145

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 124

Plato's Works v. 2

Borrowed: 1790/1/7 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Plato (Male, born c.BCE428, died BCE348)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Plato's Works
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1790/1/7 (Thursday).

Borrower: Robert Smyth

Author: Plato (Male, born c.BCE428, died BCE348), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Works of Plato

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 238142

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 124

Rollin's Ancient History v. 10

Borrowed: 1789/12/17 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Rollin's Ancient History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 10

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. By Mr. Rollin, ... Translated from the French. In seven volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1780. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 7v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 871 times in 851 borrowing records


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Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians

Record ID 238766

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 136

Buffon's Natural History v. 8

Borrowed: 1790/7/24 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Robert Smyth
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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