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Record ID 15563

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 28

Varenius′ Geography Vol. 1st

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1749/1/6 (Monday). Classmark: K.5.38. Original Returned Text: Varenius' Geography Vol. 1<sup>st</sup>. Professor: Walter Wilson.


Borrower

John Scott
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1409099916.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Bernhardus Varenius (Male, born 1622, died 1650)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
A compleat system of general geography : explaining the nature and properties of the earth; viz. it's figure, magnitude, motions, situation, contents, and division into land and water, mountains, woods, desarts, lakes, rivers, &c. : with particular accounts of the different appearances of the heavens in different countries; the seasons of the year over all the globe; the tides of the sea; bays, capes, islands, rocks, sand-banks, and shelves : the state of the atmosphere; the nature of exhalations; winds ,storms, tornados &c. : the origin of springs, mineral-waters, burning mountains, mines, &c. : the uses and making of maps, globes, and sea-charts. The foundations of dialling; the art of measuring heights and distances; the art of ship-building, navigation, and the ways of finding the longitude at sea / originally written in Latin by Bernhard Varenius, M. D. ; since improved and illustrated by Sir Isaac Newton and Dr. Jurin ; and now translated into English; with additional notes, copper-plates, an alphabetical index, and other improvements ; particularly useful to students in the universities; travellers, sailors, and all those who desire to be acquainted with the mixed mathematics, geography, astronomy, and navigation by Mr. Dugdale ; the whole revised and corrected by Peter Shaw, M. D.
Classmark: K.3., K.6.6, K.5.38, K.6.18, B.6.7.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Bernhardus Varenius (Male, born 1622, died 1650)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
A compleat system of general geography : explaining the nature and properties of the earth; viz. it's figure, magnitude, motions, situation, contents, and division into land and water, mountains, woods, desarts, lakes, rivers, &c. : with particular accounts of the different appearances of the heavens in different countries; the seasons of the year over all the globe; the tides of the sea; bays, capes, islands, rocks, sand-banks, and shelves : the state of the atmosphere; the nature of exhalations; winds ,storms, tornados &c. : the origin of springs, mineral-waters, burning mountains, mines, &c. : the uses and making of maps, globes, and sea-charts. The foundations of dialling; the art of measuring heights and distances; the art of ship-building, navigation, and the ways of finding the longitude at sea / originally written in Latin by Bernhard Varenius, M. D. ; since improved and illustrated by Sir Isaac Newton and Dr. Jurin ; and now translated into English; with additional notes, copper-plates, an alphabetical index, and other improvements ; particularly useful to students in the universities; travellers, sailors, and all those who desire to be acquainted with the mixed mathematics, geography, astronomy, and navigation by Mr. Dugdale ; the whole revised and corrected by Peter Shaw, M. D.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1734. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 72 times in 39 borrowing records


Book Work

Bernhardus Varenius (Male, born 1622, died 1650)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Compleat System of General Geography

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1749/1/6 (Monday).

Borrower: John Scott

Author: Bernhardus Varenius (Male, born 1622, died 1650), Genre: Natural Philosophy

Compleat System of General Geography

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 15564

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 28

Spectator Vol. 4th

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1749/1/6 (Monday). Classmark: E.7.68. Original Returned Text: Spectator Vol. 4<sup>th</sup>. Professor: Walter Wilson.


Borrower

John Scott
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1409099916.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
The Spectator.
Classmark: E.7.68, C.6.45.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
The Spectator
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1711-1713. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 156 times in 112 borrowing records


Book Work

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
Spectator

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1749/1/6 (Monday).

Borrower: John Scott

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

Spectator

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 15565

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 28

Rollins Roman Hist. Vol. 4th

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1748/12/23 (Monday). Classmark: K.4.. Original Returned Text: Rollins Rom. Hist. Vol 4<sup>th</sup>. Professor: David Gregory.


Borrower

William Taylor
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: History
Roman History from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium: that is, To the end of the Commonwealth. By Mr. Rollin, late Principal of the University of Paris, Professor of Eloquence in the Royal College, and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres. Translated from the French.
Classmark: J.5.2, K.4.8, B.4.11, B.3.26.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1748/12/23 (Monday).

Borrower: William Taylor

Author: Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741), Genre: History

Roman History from the Foundation of Rome to the Battle of Actium [Charles Rollin]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4

Record ID 15566

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 28

Watt′s Logick

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1748/12/21 (Saturday). Classmark: K . .. Original Returned Text: Watt's Logick. Professor: David Gregory.


Borrower

Andrew Hutton
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Isaac Watts (Male, born 1674, died 1748)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Logick: or, the right use of reason in the enquiry after truth. With A Variety of Rules to guard against Error, in the Affairs of Religion and Human Life, as well as in the Sciences. By Isaac Watts, D.D.
Classmark: K.4.9, K.5.24, K.3.24, K.5.4.

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1748/12/21 (Saturday).

Borrower: Andrew Hutton

Author: Isaac Watts (Male, born 1674, died 1748), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Logick: or, the Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry after Truth

Record ID 15567

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 28

Clarendons Survey of Leviathan

Borrowed: 1748/11/28 (Thursday). Returned: 1748/12/8 (Sunday). Classmark: E.5.24. Original Returned Text: Clarendons Survey of Lev.. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

George Dempster
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1732-1818. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1376212148.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon (Male, born 1609, died 1674)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
A brief view and survey of the dangerous and pernicious errors to church and state, in Mr. Hobbes’s book, entitled Leviathan· By Edward Earl of Clarendon.
Classmark: E.5.24, C.5.44.