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Record ID 266726

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

Davison's Waterloo

Borrowed: 1824/1/27 (Tuesday).


Borrower

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


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Henry Davidson (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Davison's Waterloo

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Confidence level: Certain

Henry Davidson (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Waterloo, a poem. With notes ... Second edition, with additional poems
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1816. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 10


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Henry Davidson (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Waterloo

Record ID 266732

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

Buffon's Natural History v. 1, 2, 5

Borrowed: 1824/3. Returned: yes.


Borrower

C James Douglas
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 1, Volume 2, Volume 5

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


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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: 1824/3.

Borrower: C James Douglas

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 1, Volume 2, Volume 5

Record ID 266723

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

Comic Dramas

Borrowed: 1823/12/16 (Tuesday).


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Drama
Comic Dramas

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Drama
Comic Dramas, in three acts.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1817. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: 26


Book Work

Maria Edgeworth (Female, born 1768, died 1849)
Genre: Drama
Comic Dramas, in Three Acts

Borrowed: 1823/12/16 (Tuesday).

Borrower: C James Douglas

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

Comic Dramas, in Three Acts

Record ID 266729

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

Bankes Geography

Borrowed: 1824/2/26 (Thursday).


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Bank's Geography

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 266735

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

Buffon's Natural History v. 6, 7

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


Borrower

C James Douglas
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 6, 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

Record ID 266720

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

Dryden's Virgil

Borrowed: 1823/11/1 (Saturday).


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
Dryden's Virgil

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Virgil, translated by John Dryden, Esq; ...
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1773. Format: 8vo.
Translators: Dryden, John
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 50 times in 44 borrowing records


Book Work

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
Works of Virgil

Borrowed: 1823/11/1 (Saturday).

Borrower: C James Douglas

Author: Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21), Genre: Poetry

Works of Virgil

Record ID 266741

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

Bewick's Quadrapeds

Borrowed: 1824/6/1 (Tuesday).


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Thomas Bewick (Male, born 1753, died 1828)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Bewick's Quadrapeds

Borrowed: 1824/6/1 (Tuesday).

Borrower: C James Douglas

Author: Thomas Bewick (Male, born 1753, died 1828), Genre: Natural Philosophy

Natural History of Quadrapeds

Record ID 266738

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

Buffon's Natural History v. 8

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


Borrower

C James Douglas
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 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

Record ID 266717

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