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Record ID 250007

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Voyages v. 2

Borrowed: 1806/3/1 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1806/3/1 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

Genre: Travel

Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 249998

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Tour through Britain v. 3

Borrowed: 1805/12/1 (Sunday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
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
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

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: 1805/12/1 (Sunday).

Borrower: James Weir

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

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 249995

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

History of Greece

Borrowed: 1805/11/1 (Friday).


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: History
History of Greece

Record ID 250010

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Rollin v. 6

Borrowed: 1806/5/31 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Rollin
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Borrowed: 1806/5/31 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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

Rollin

Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Record ID 250001

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Robertson's Scotland v. 1

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


Borrower

James Weir
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: 1805/12/22 (Sunday).

Borrower: James Weir

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 250004

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Robertson's Scotland v. 2

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


Borrower

James Weir
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 2

Borrowed: 1806/1/4 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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 2

Record ID 250013

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Connoiseur

Borrowed: 1807/3/21 (Saturday).


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

George Colman (Male, born 1732, died 1794), Bonnell Thornton (Male, born 1724, died 1768)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Periodicals
Connoisseur

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

George Colman (Male, born 1732, died 1794), Bonnell Thornton (Male, born 1724, died 1768)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Periodicals
The connoisseur. By Mr. Town, critic and censor-general. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1761. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 19 times in 17 borrowing records


Book Work

George Colman (Male, born 1732, died 1794), Bonnell Thornton (Male, born 1724, died 1768)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Periodicals
Connoisseur. By Mr Town, Critic and Censor-General

Borrowed: 1807/3/21 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

Author: George Colman (Male, born 1732, died 1794), Bonnell Thornton (Male, born 1724, died 1768), Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Periodicals

Connoisseur. By Mr Town, Critic and Censor-General

Record ID 249992

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 314

Asiatic Researches v. 1

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


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Periodicals
Asiatic Researches
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: Periodicals
Asiatick researches; Or, Transactions of the society, instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia. Volume the first. Printed verbatim from the Calcutta edition.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1799. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 6v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 11 times in 10 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Periodicals
Asiatick Researches; or, Transactions of the Society, instituted in Bengal

Record ID 253106

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Burns Works v. 3

Borrowed: 1804/3/17 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Burns' Works
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
The works of Robert Burns, with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings, to which are prefixed, some observations on the character and condition of the Scottish peasantry
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1802. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 4v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 81 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Works of Robert Burns

Borrowed: 1804/3/17 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

Author: Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805), Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry

Works of Robert Burns

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 253100

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Record ID 253103

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Abercromby v. 2

Borrowed: 1803/10/15 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Patrick Abercromby (Male, born 1656, died 1716)
Genre: Lives
Abercomby's Martial Achievements
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Patrick Abercromby (Male, born 1656, died 1716)
Genre: Lives
The martial atchievements [sic] of the Scots nation: ... By Patrick Abercromby, ... In four volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1762. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 257 times in 200 borrowing records


Book Work

Patrick Abercromby (Male, born 1656, died 1716)
Genre: Lives
Martial Atchievements of the Scots Nation

Borrowed: 1803/10/15 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

Author: Patrick Abercromby (Male, born 1656, died 1716), Genre: Lives

Martial Atchievements of the Scots Nation

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 253094

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Salmon's Modern History v. 2

Borrowed: 1802/12/11 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
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 2

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: 1802/12/11 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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 2

Record ID 253085

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Mavor's Travels v. 5

Borrowed: 1802/10/9 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Fordyce Mavor (Male, born 1758, died 1837)
Genre: Travel
Mavor's Travels
Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

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 253091

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Salmon's Modern History v. 10

Borrowed: 1802/11/27 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
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 10

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: 1802/11/27 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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 10

Record ID 253088

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 367

Hume's England v. 4

Borrowed: 1802/11/13 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
Hume's History of England
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very 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


Book Work

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

Borrowed: 1802/11/13 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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

History of England [David Hume]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 253379

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 375

Burns Works v. 1

Borrowed: 1804/4/28 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Burns' Works
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
The works of Robert Burns, with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings, to which are prefixed, some observations on the character and condition of the Scottish peasantry
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1802. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 4v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 81 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805)
Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Works of Robert Burns

Borrowed: 1804/4/28 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

Author: Robert Burns (Male, born 1759-1-25, died 1796-7-21), Dr James Currie (Male, born 1756, died 1805), Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry

Works of Robert Burns

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 255161

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 411

Swinburn's Travels v. 2

Borrowed: 1806/5/2 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Henry Swinburne (Male, born 1743, died 1803)
Genre: Travel
Swinburne's Travels
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Henry Swinburne (Male, born 1743, died 1803)
Genre: Travel
Travels through Spain, in the years 1775 and 1776. In which several monuments of Roman and Moorish architecture are illustrated by accurate drawings taken on the spot. By Henry Swinburne, Esq. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1787. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 118 times in 113 borrowing records


Book Work

Henry Swinburne (Male, born 1743, died 1803)
Genre: Travel
Travels through Spain, in the Years 1775 and 1776

Borrowed: 1806/5/2 (Friday).

Borrower: James Weir

Author: Henry Swinburne (Male, born 1743, died 1803), Genre: Travel

Travels through Spain, in the Years 1775 and 1776

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 255158

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 411

Mavor's Travels v. 14

Borrowed: 1806/4/4 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

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

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

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 255152

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 411

Plutarch's Lives

Borrowed: 1806/10/25 (Saturday).


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

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

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: 1806/10/25 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Weir

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

Lives [Plutarch]

Record ID 255155

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 411

Lives of Admirals v. 4

Borrowed: 1806/3/21 (Friday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
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 4

Borrowed: 1806/3/21 (Friday).

Borrower: James Weir

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

Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 255164

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 411

Townsend's Travels

Borrowed: 1806/5/16 (Friday).


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Joseph Townsend (Male, born 1739, died 1816)
Genre: Travel
Townsend's Travels

Record ID 271253

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

Park's Travels

Borrowed: 1823/10.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Mungo Park (Male, born 1771, died 1806)
Genre: Travel
Park's Travels

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Mungo Park (Male, born 1771, died 1806)
Genre: Travel
Travels in the interior districts of Africa: performed under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the years 1795, 1796, and 1797. By Mungo Park
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1799. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 210 times in 206 borrowing records


Book Work

Mungo Park (Male, born 1771, died 1806)
Genre: Travel
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, Performed in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797

Record ID 271262

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

? V. 4

Borrowed: 1823/11/4 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

[unclear]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Borrowed: 1823/11/4 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Weir

[unclear]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 271259

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

? V. 3

Borrowed: 1823/11/4 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

James Weir
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

[unclear]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Borrowed: 1823/11/4 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Weir

[unclear]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3