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Record ID 16759

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 82

Danet's Greek & Rom. Antiquities

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1751/4/17 (Saturday). Classmark: A.5.3. Original Returned Text: Danet's Gr &Rom Antiquities.


Borrower

Professor Walter Wilson
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1706-1769. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1419659036.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Professor.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Pierre Danet (Male, born c.1650, died 1709)
Genre: Reference Works
A complete dictionary of the Greek and Roman Antiquities; Explaining the Obscure places in Classic Authors, and Ancient Historians, Relating to the Religion, Mythology, History, Geography and Chronology of the Ancient Greeks and Romans; Their sacred and prophane Rites and Customs; Laws, Polity, Arts and Engines of war: Also an account of Their Navigations, Arts and Sciences, and The inventors of them; with the Lives and Opinions of their Philosophers. Compiled Originally in French, at the Command of the French King, for the Use of the Dauphin, the Dukes of Burgundy, Anjou and Berry: By Monsieur Danet. Made English, with the Addition of very Useful Mapps.
Classmark: A.5.3.

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1751/4/17 (Saturday).

Borrower: Professor Walter Wilson

Author: Pierre Danet (Male, born c.1650, died 1709), Genre: Reference Works

Complete Dictionary of the Greek and Roman Antiquities

Record ID 17170

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 100

Henry's Method for prayer

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/7/18 (Saturday). Classmark: C.7.52. Original Returned Text: Henry's Method for prayer. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

John Rymer
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Matthew Henry (Male, born 1662, died 1714)
Genre: Theology
A method for prayer, with scripture expressions proper to be us’d under each head. By Matthew Henry, ...
Classmark: C.7.52, C.7.49.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Matthew Henry (Male, born 1662, died 1714)
Genre: Theology
A method for prayer, with scripture expressions proper to be us’d under each head. By Matthew Henry, ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1710. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 17


Book Work

Matthew Henry (Male, born 1662, died 1714)
Genre: Theology
Method for Prayer

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/7/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Rymer

Author: Matthew Henry (Male, born 1662, died 1714), Genre: Theology

Method for Prayer

Record ID 17451

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 112

Rollins belles Lettres Vol. 2d

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/4 (Thursday). Classmark: J.5.2. Original Returned Text: Rollins belles Lett. V. 2d. Professor: David Gregory.


Borrower

John Sutherland
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1731-1777. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1413622868.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Charles Rollin (Male, born 1661, died 1741)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Method of teaching and studying the belles lettres, or an introduction to languages, poetry, rhetoric, history, moral philosophy, physicks, &c. with reflections on taste; and instructions with regard to the eloquence of the pulpit, the bar, and the stage. The whole illustrated with passages from the most famous poets and orators, antient and modern, with critical remarks on them. Designed more particularly for students in the universities. By Mr. Rollin, late principal of the university of Paris, now professor of Eloquence in the Royal College, and member of the Royal Academy of inscriptions and Belles Lettres. Translated from the French.
Classmark: J.5.3, J.5.2, B.6.6, B.3.27.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/4 (Thursday).

Borrower: John Sutherland

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

Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 17492

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 114

Watts Logick

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday). Classmark: K.5.24. Original Returned Text: Watts Logick. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

John Ramsay
Gender: Male.
Life dates: c. 1732-1821. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1405477596.
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: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday).

Borrower: John Ramsay

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 17479

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 114

Religious Philosopher Vol 1st

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/4 (Thursday). Classmark: K.6.12. Original Returned Text: Religious philosr V. 1st. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

Robert Grant
Gender: Male.
Life dates: b. c. 1732. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1383332428.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Bernard Nieuwentyt (Male, born 1654, died 1718)
Genre: Theology
The Religious Philosopher: Or, the Right Use of Contemplating the Works of the Creator; I. In the wonderful structure of animal bodies, and in particular, man. II. In the no less wonderful and wise formation of the element, and their various effects upon animal and vegetal bodies. And, III. In the most amazing structure of the heavens, with all their furniture. Designed for the conviction of atheists and infidels. The second volume. Throughout which, all late discoveries in anatomy, philosophy and astronomy, together with the various experiments made use of to illustrate the same, are most copiously handled by that learned mathematician Dr. Nieuwentyt. Translated from the original, by John Chamberlayne, Esq. F.R.S. Adorn'd with cuts.
Classmark: K.6.17, K.6.12, B.6.3..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/4 (Thursday).

Borrower: Robert Grant

Author: Bernard Nieuwentyt (Male, born 1654, died 1718), Genre: Theology

Religious Philosopher

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 17493

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 114

Oriental Tales 2 Volls

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday). Classmark: J.7.7. Original Returned Text: Oriental Tales 2 Vs. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

John Ramsay
Gender: Male.
Life dates: c. 1732-1821. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1405477596.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Comte Anne Claude Philippe de Caylus (Male, born 1692, died 1765)
Genre: Fiction
Oriental tales, collected from an Arabian manuscript, in the library of the King of France. In two volumes. Adorn’d with copper plates.
Classmark: K.6.21, J.7.7, Q.8.29, Q.8.38.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Comte Anne Claude Philippe de Caylus (Male, born 1692, died 1765)
Genre: Fiction
Oriental tales, collected from an Arabian manuscript, in the library of the King of France. In two volumes. Adorn’d with copper plates.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1745. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 73 times in 40 borrowing records


Book Work

Comte Anne Claude Philippe de Caylus (Male, born 1692, died 1765)
Genre: Fiction
Oriental Tales, Collected from an Arabian Manuscript

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday).

Borrower: John Ramsay

Author: Comte Anne Claude Philippe de Caylus (Male, born 1692, died 1765), Genre: Fiction

Oriental Tales, Collected from an Arabian Manuscript

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 17507

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 115

Swift's Works Vol. 5th

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday). Classmark: J.4.34. Original Returned Text: Swifts Works Vol 5th. Professor: David Young.


Borrower

James Thomson
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1414903068.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Jonathan Swift (Male, born 1667, died 1745)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Miscellanies, In Prose and Verse. Volume the Fifth. Which with the other Volumes already published in England, compleats this Author’s Works. [Swift]
Classmark: J.4.34, E.6.12.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Jonathan Swift (Male, born 1667, died 1745)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Miscellanies, In Prose and Verse. Volume the Fifth. Which with the other Volumes already published in England, compleats this Author’s Works. [Swift]
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1735. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 9


Book Work

Jonathan Swift (Male, born 1667, died 1745)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Miscellanies [Jonathan Swift]

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/6/5 (Friday).

Borrower: James Thomson

Author: Jonathan Swift (Male, born 1667, died 1745), Genre: Belles Lettres

Miscellanies [Jonathan Swift]

Record ID 17519

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 115

Ansons Voyage

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/5/29 (Friday). Classmark: K.3.. Original Returned Text: Ansons Voyage. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrower

David Smith
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

George Anson Baron Anson (Male, born 1697, died 1762)
Genre: Travel
A voyage round the world, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty’s Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled from papers and other materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and published under his direction, by Richard Walter, M. A. Chaplain of his Majesty’s Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition. Illustrated with forty-two copper-plates.
Classmark: K.3.20, K.3.21, P.3.35.

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/5/29 (Friday).

Borrower: David Smith

Author: George Anson Baron Anson (Male, born 1697, died 1762), Genre: Travel

Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV

Record ID 17535

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 116

Thomsons Works Vol. 1st

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/5/28 (Thursday). Classmark: J.5.8. Original Returned Text: Thomson's Works V. 1st. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrowers

Simon Blair
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1367553788.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.

Robert Blair
Gender: Male. Borrower type: Other.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1367530916.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

James Thomson (Male, born 1700, died 1748)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Mr. Thomson. In two volumes. ...
Classmark: J.5.9, J.5.8, Q.6.26, P.8.51.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

James Thomson (Male, born 1700, died 1748)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Mr. Thomson. In two volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1738. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 119 times in 94 borrowing records


Book Work

James Thomson (Male, born 1700, died 1748)
Genre: Poetry
Works of James Thomson

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/5/28 (Thursday).

Borrowers: Simon Blair , Robert Blair

Author: James Thomson (Male, born 1700, died 1748), Genre: Poetry

Works of James Thomson

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 17534

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 116

puffendorf's Introduction to Hist. of. E

Borrowed: 1750/5/21 (Thursday). Returned: 1750/5/28 (Thursday). Classmark: K.5.16. Original Returned Text: Puffendorf's Introduction. Professor: Henry Rymer.


Borrowers

Simon Blair
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1367553788.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.

Robert Blair
Gender: Male. Borrower type: Other.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1367530916.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Freiherr von Samuel Pufendorf (Male, born 1632, died 1694)
Genre: History
An introduction to the history of the principal kingdoms and states of Europe. By Samuel Puffendorf, ... Made Euglish [sic] from the original High-Dutch. The eighth edition corrected and improved. With an appendix, ...
Classmark: K.5.23, K.5.16, D.5.13.