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Record ID 254945

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Plutarch's Lives v. 1

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


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Plutarch (Male, born c.46, died 119)
Genre: Lives
Plutarch's Lives
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

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: 1806/12/7 (Sunday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

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

Lives [Plutarch]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 254948

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Took's Pantheon v. 2

Borrowed: 1806/12/20 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

François Pomey (Male, born 1618, died 1673)
Genre: Fiction, Genre: History
Took's Pantheon
Shelfmark: 599. Format: 8vo & Infra.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 254966

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Collection of Voyages v. 6

Borrowed: 1807/3/21 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1807/3/21 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Record ID 254960

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Mavor's Travels v. 12

Borrowed: 1807/2/21 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
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 12

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 254972

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Ward's Natural History v. 4 & 11

Borrowed: 1807/5/2 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Samuel Ward (Male, died 1790)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Ward's Natural History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4, Volume 11

Borrowed: 1807/5/2 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Author: Samuel Ward (Male, died 1790), Genre: Natural Philosophy

Modern System of Natural History

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4, Volume 11

Record ID 254963

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Coxe's Travels v. 2

Borrowed: 1807/3/7 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

William Coxe (Male, born 1747, died 1828)
Genre: Travel
Coxe's Travels
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

William Coxe (Male, born 1747, died 1828)
Genre: Travel
Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries. Illustrated with charts and engravings. By William Coxe, A. M. F. R. S. fellow of King’s College, Cambridge; and Chaplain to his grace the Duke of Marlborough. In two volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1785. Format: 4to. Pagination: 2v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 61 times in 38 borrowing records


Book Work

William Coxe (Male, born 1747, died 1828)
Genre: Travel
Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark

Borrowed: 1807/3/7 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Author: William Coxe (Male, born 1747, died 1828), Genre: Travel

Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 254951

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Farmer's Boy

Borrowed: 1807/1/10 (Saturday).


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Robert Bloomfield (Male, born 1766, died 1823)
Genre: Poetry
Farmer's Boy

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Robert Bloomfield (Male, born 1766, died 1823)
Genre: Poetry
The farmer's boy ; a rural poem ... The third edition
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1800. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: 15


Book Work

Robert Bloomfield (Male, born 1766, died 1823)
Genre: Poetry
Farmer’s Boy; A Rural Poem

Borrowed: 1807/1/10 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Author: Robert Bloomfield (Male, born 1766, died 1823), Genre: Poetry

Farmer’s Boy; A Rural Poem

Record ID 254939

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Pope's Works v. 4

Borrowed: 1806/10/25 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Alexander Pope (Male, born 1688-5-21, died 1744-5-30)
Genre: Poetry
Pope's Works
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Alexander Pope (Male, born 1688-5-21, died 1744-5-30)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Alexander Pope Esq. In nine volumes, complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death: together with the commentary and notes of Mr. Warburton.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1760. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 32 times in 26 borrowing records


Book Work

Alexander Pope (Male, born 1688-5-21, died 1744-5-30)
Genre: Poetry
Works of Alexander Pope

Borrowed: 1806/10/25 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Author: Alexander Pope (Male, born 1688-5-21, died 1744-5-30), Genre: Poetry

Works of Alexander Pope

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 254969

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 409

Duncombe's Horace v. 3

Borrowed: 1807/4/4 (Saturday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Genre: Poetry
Duncombe's Horace
Shelfmark: 553.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Genre: Poetry
The works of Horace, in English verse, by Mr. Duncombe, Sen. J. Duncombe, M.A. and other hands. With notes historical and critical.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1767. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4v.
Translators: Mr Duncombe
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 15 times in 12 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Poetry
Works of Horace

Borrowed: 1807/4/4 (Saturday).

Borrower: Charles Forbes

Genre: Poetry

Works of Horace

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 255746

Library: Royal High School of Edinburgh. Register: SL137144 (Type: Student). Page: 425

Buffon v. 7

Borrowed: 1807/5/20 (Wednesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Charles Forbes
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 7

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