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Record ID 40089

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 158r

1 Vol. ofCallenders Voyages

Borrowed: 1788/7/18 (Friday). Original Borrowed Date: July 18. Original Borrower: James Nisbet.


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James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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Charles de Brosses (Male, born 1709, died 1777)
Genre: Travel
Terra Australis Cognita: or, voyages to the Terra Australis, or Southern Hemisphere, during the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries. Containing An Account of the Manners of the People, and the Productions of the Countries, hitherto found in the Southern Latitudes; the Advantages that may result from further Discoveries on this great Continent, and the Methods of establishing Colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain. With a Preface by the Editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial Questions are discussed.
Modern Shelfmark: NLS Special Collections Gray.1349 (vol. 1 only).
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1788/7/18 (Friday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: Charles de Brosses (Male, born 1709, died 1777), Genre: Travel

Histoire des Navigations aux Terres Australes

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 40094

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 158v

Wraxals Memoirs vol 1d2d.

Borrowed: 1788/8/7 (Thursday). Original Borrowed Date: 7th. Original Borrower: Jas Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: History, Genre: Travel
Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the race of Valois. Interspersed with Interesting Anecdotes. To which is added, a tour through the western, southern, and interior provinces of France, in a series of letters. By Nathl. Wraxall, Junr. Esq; In two volumes.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

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Confidence level: Certain

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: History, Genre: Travel
Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the race of Valois. Interspersed with Interesting Anecdotes. To which is added, a tour through the western, southern, and interior provinces of France, in a series of letters.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1777. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 102 times in 81 borrowing records


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Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: History, Genre: Travel
Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the Race of Valois

Borrowed: 1788/8/7 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831), Genre: History, Genre: Travel

Memoirs of the Kings of France, of the Race of Valois

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 40096

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 159r

1 Vol Buchanans His vol 1

Borrowed: 1788/9/2 (Tuesday). Original Borrowed Date: 1788 2d Septr.. Original Borrower: James Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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George Buchanan (Male, born 1506, died 1582)
Genre: History
Buchanan’s History of Scotland. In twenty books. Containing I. An Account of its several Situations; and the Nature of its Soil and Climate. II. The Ancient Names, Manners, Laws, and Customs of the Country, and what People inhabited the Island from the very Beginning. III. A Chronicle of all its Kings; in an exact Series of Succession, from Fergus, the first Founder of the Scotish Monarchy, to the Reign of King James VI. of Scotland, and First, of England.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

George Buchanan (Male, born 1506, died 1582)
Genre: History
Buchanan’s History of Scotland.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1733. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 76 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

George Buchanan (Male, born 1506, died 1582)
Genre: History
History of Scotland [George Buchanan]

Borrowed: 1788/9/2 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: George Buchanan (Male, born 1506, died 1582), Genre: History

History of Scotland [George Buchanan]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 40124

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 161r

Robertsons Hisy. Scotd. vol 1 2.

Borrowed: 1788/11/3 (Monday). Original Borrowed Date: 3d. Novr.. Original Borrower: James Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
The history of Scotland. During the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his accession to the crown of England.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1788/11/3 (Monday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

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, Volume 2

Record ID 40133

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 161v

Burnets History of his own Times vol 1

Borrowed: 1788/11/25 (Tuesday). Original Borrowed Date: 25th.. Original Borrower: James Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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Gilbert Burnet (Male, born 1643, died 1715)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Bishop Burnet's History of his own time. ... Containing, I. A Summary Recapitulation of affairs in Church & State, from K. James I. to the Restoration in 1660. II. The History of the Reign of K. Charles II. from 1666. to 1670
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Gilbert Burnet (Male, born 1643, died 1715)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Bishop Burnet’s History of his own time.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1725-1734. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 6 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 125 times in 65 borrowing records


Book Work

Gilbert Burnet (Male, born 1643, died 1715)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time

Borrowed: 1788/11/25 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: Gilbert Burnet (Male, born 1643, died 1715), Genre: History, Genre: Lives

Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 40163

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 164r

39 Vol of the Universal Hisy

Borrowed: 1789/1/5 (Monday). Original Borrowed Date: 5 Jany 1788. Original Borrower: Jas Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


Book Holding

Genre: History
Modern part of an universal history, from the earliest account of time. Complied from original writers. By the authors of the antient part.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 39

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: History
The Modern Part of an Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Writers. By the Authors of the Antient Part.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1759-1766. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 576 times in 358 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: History
Modern Part of an Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time

Record ID 40184

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 166r

Gordons Tacitus vol 1

Borrowed: 1789/2/18 (Wednesday). Original Borrowed Date: 18th.. Original Borrower: Jas Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


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Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
Works of Tacitus. With political discourses upon that author, By Thomas Gordon, Esq.
Modern Shelfmark: NLS Special Collections Gray.1326.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
The works of Tacitus. With political discourses upon that author.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1770. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 5 vols.
Editors: Gordon, Thomas, -1750
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 95 times in 58 borrowing records


Book Work

Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
Works of Tacitus

Borrowed: 1789/2/18 (Wednesday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120), Genre: History

Works of Tacitus

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 40196

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 167r

4Vol Works of Tacitus

Borrowed: 1789/3/13 (Friday). Original Borrowed Date: Mar 13. Original Borrower: Jas Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
Works of Tacitus. With political discourses upon that author, By Thomas Gordon, Esq.
Modern Shelfmark: NLS Special Collections Gray.1326.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
The works of Tacitus. With political discourses upon that author.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1770. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 5 vols.
Editors: Gordon, Thomas, -1750
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 95 times in 58 borrowing records


Book Work

Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120)
Genre: History
Works of Tacitus

Borrowed: 1789/3/13 (Friday).

Borrower: James Nisbet

Author: Cornelius Tacitus (Male, born c.56, died 120), Genre: History

Works of Tacitus

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 40202

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 167v

Rollin's Roman History vol 1

Borrowed: 1789/3/23 (Monday). Original Borrowed Date: 23d.. Original Borrower: Jas Nisbet.


Borrower

James Nisbet
Gender: Male.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Rollin's Roman History (original title)
Roman History, from the Foundation of Rome till the Battle of Actium, 16 vols (standardised title)

Modern Shelfmark: NLS Special Collections Gray.1336 (vol. 4 only).
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1