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Record ID 266759

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

Record ID 266777

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

Hearnes Journey

Borrowed: 1824/5/22 (Saturday).


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Samuel Hearne (Male, born 1745, died 1792)
Genre: Travel
Hearne's Journey

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Confidence level: Certain

Samuel Hearne (Male, born 1745, died 1792)
Genre: Travel
A journey from Prince of Wales’s fort in Hudson’s Bay, to the northern ocean. Undertaken by order of the Hudson’s Bay Company, for the discovery of copper mines, a north west passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1795. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 24 times in 23 borrowing records


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Samuel Hearne (Male, born 1745, died 1792)
Genre: Travel
Journey from Prince of Wales’s Fort in Hudson’s Bay, to the Northern Ocean

Record ID 266768

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

Park's Travels

Borrowed: 1824/2/12 (Thursday).


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


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

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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 266774

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

Fersugon's Roman History v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1824/4/22 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Adam Ferguson (Male, born 1723, died 1816)
Genre: History
Ferguson's Roman History
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Adam Ferguson (Male, born 1723, died 1816)
Genre: History
The history of the progress and termination of the Roman republic.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1783. Format: 4to. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 195 times in 120 borrowing records


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Adam Ferguson (Male, born 1723, died 1816)
Genre: History
History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic

Borrowed: 1824/4/22 (Thursday).

Borrower: Christopher Alexander Douglas

Author: Adam Ferguson (Male, born 1723, died 1816), Genre: History

History of the Progress and Termination of the Roman Republic

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 266750

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

Record ID 266762

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

Pennants Tour

Borrowed: 1824/1.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Thomas Pennant (Male, born 1726, died 1798)
Genre: Travel
Pennant's Tour

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Thomas Pennant (Male, born 1726, died 1798)
Genre: Travel
A tour in Scotland; MDCCLXIX.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1790. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 39 times in 27 borrowing records


Book Work

Thomas Pennant (Male, born 1726, died 1798)
Genre: Travel
Tour in Scotland, MDCCLXIX

Borrowed: 1824/1.

Borrower: Christopher Alexander Douglas

Author: Thomas Pennant (Male, born 1726, died 1798), Genre: Travel

Tour in Scotland, MDCCLXIX

Record ID 266771

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

Banke's Geography

Borrowed: 1824/2/12 (Thursday).


Borrower

Christopher Alexander 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 266756

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

Sparman's Voyage v. 2

Borrowed: 1823/11/20 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Anders Sparrman (Male, born 1748, died 1820)
Genre: Travel
Sparman's Voyage
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Anders Sparrman (Male, born 1748, died 1820)
Genre: Travel
A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world: but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772, to 1776.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1785. Format: 4to. Pagination: 2 vols.
Translators: Forster, Georg.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 105 times in 92 borrowing records


Book Work

Anders Sparrman (Male, born 1748, died 1820)
Genre: Travel
Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World

Record ID 266744

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

Record ID 266765

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

Coxe's Travels v. 1, 2

Borrowed: 1824/1/29 (Thursday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
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 1, 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: 1824/1/29 (Thursday).

Borrower: Christopher Alexander Douglas

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

Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 266753

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

Dryden's Virgil v. 1

Borrowed: 1823/11/18 (Tuesday). Returned: yes.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander 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
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

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: 1823/11/18 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Christopher Alexander Douglas

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

Works of Virgil

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 266747

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

Tatler v. 1, 2, 3

Borrowed: 1823/11. Returned: yes.


Borrower

Christopher Alexander Douglas
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Pupil.
Occupation (normalised): Education > School Child.


Book Holding

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Alexander Chalmers (Male, born 1759, died 1834), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
Tatler
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Alexander Chalmers (Male, born 1759, died 1834), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
The Tatler : with prefaces historical and biographical
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1806. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 4v.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 45 times in 18 borrowing records


Book Work

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Alexander Chalmers (Male, born 1759, died 1834), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
Tatler

Borrowed: 1823/11.

Borrower: Christopher Alexander Douglas

Author: Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Alexander Chalmers (Male, born 1759, died 1834), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729), Genre: Periodicals

Tatler

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3