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Record ID 251435

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

Record ID 251423

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

Tour through Britain v. 3

Borrowed: 1799/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

David Murray
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


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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: 1799/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: David Murray

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 251441

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

Plutarch v. 8

Borrowed: 1800/5. Returned: yes.


Borrower

David Murray
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119)
Genre: Lives
Plutarch
Volumes borrowed: Volume 8

Borrowed: 1800/5.

Borrower: David Murray

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

Plutarch

Volumes borrowed: Volume 8

Record ID 251432

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

Mavor's Travels v. 2

Borrowed: 1800/3/8 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

David Murray
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 2

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 251438

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

History of Greece

Borrowed: 1800/4/19 (Saturday).


Borrower

David Murray
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: History
History of Greece

Record ID 251426

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 338

Borrowed: 1799/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: David Murray

Author: John Ray (Male, born 1627, died 1705), Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel

Collection of Curious Travels and Voyages

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 274691

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

Curiosities of Great Britain v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1825/10/30 (Sunday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

David Murray
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 274694

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

Bank Ge. vol. 1

Borrowed: 1826/1/22 (Sunday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

David Murray
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