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Record ID 297391

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 148

Mairs Book-keeping 8vo

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: see entry above.


Borrower

Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1775. Life dates: 1753-1835.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice.


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Mair (Male, born c.1702, died 1769)
Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge
Book-keeping moderniz'd: or, merchant-accounts by double entry, according to the Italian form [Mair]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: Bh.7.54.

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John Mair (Male, born c.1702, died 1769)
Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge
Book-Keeping moderniz’d: or, merchant-accounts by double entry, according to the Italian form. Wherein The Theory of the Art is clearly explained, and reduced to Practice, in copious Sets of Books, exhibiting all the varieties that usually occur in Real Business. To which is added, A Large Appendix. Containing, I. Descriptions and specimens of the Subsidiary Books used by merchants. II. Monies and Exchanges, the nature of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Bills of Parcels. III. Precedents of Merchants Writings, peculiar to England, Scotland, and common to both. IV. The Commission, Duty, and Power of Factors. V. A short History of the Trading Companies in Great Britain, with an account of her exports and imports. VI. The produce and commerce of the Sugar Colonies; with a specimen of the accounts kept by the factors or storekeepers; and an explication of wharf and plantation accounts. VII. The produce and commerce of the Tobacco Colonies; with a specimen of the accounts usually kept by the storekeepers. VIII. The method of keeping accounts proper for Shopkeepers or Retailers. IX. The method of keeping the accounts of a Land-Estate. X. A Dictionary; explaining abstruse words and terms that occur in merchandise.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1773. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 2


Book Work

John Mair (Male, born c.1702, died 1769)
Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge
Book-Keeping Methodiz’d: or, A Methodical Treatise of Merchant-Accompts

Record ID 297379

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 148

Xenophontis Opera Leunclavii fol.

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: see entry above.


Borrower

Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1775. Life dates: 1753-1835.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Xenophon of Athens (Male, born c.BCE430, died BCE354)
Genre: History, Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Xenophontis et imperatoris & philosophi clarissimi omnia, quae exstant, opera [Leunclavius]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: Bdg.l.33.

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Xenophon of Athens (Male, born c.BCE430, died BCE354)
Genre: History, Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Ξ. ἁπαντα τα σωζομενα βιβλια. X. ... omnia quæ exstant opera, J. Leuvenklaio interprete: cum annotationibus, etc.
Language: Greek | Latin . Published: Basel. Date of publication: 1568. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: 13


Book Work

Xenophon of Athens (Male, born c.BCE430, died BCE354)
Genre: History, Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Works of Xenophon

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson

Author: Xenophon of Athens (Male, born c.BCE430, died BCE354), Genre: History, Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Works of Xenophon

Record ID 297394

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 148

Osbecks Voyages 2 vol. 8vo

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: Twelve Shillings Sterl.


Borrower

Mr John Maclaurin Lord Dreghorn
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1756. Life dates: 1734-1796.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice. Law > Lord President.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Pehr Osbeck (Male, born 1723, died 1805)
Genre: Travel
A voyage to China and the East Indies, by Peter Osbeck
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: K.178.d.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

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Confidence level: Certain

Pehr Osbeck (Male, born 1723, died 1805)
Genre: Travel
A voyage to China and the East Indies, by Peter Osbeck, rector of Hasloef and Woxtorp, member of the Academy of Stockholm, and of the Society of Upsal. Together with a voyage to Suratte, by Olof Toreen, chaplain of the Gothic Lion East Indiaman. And an account of the Chinese husbandry, by Captain Charles Gustavus Eckeberg.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1771. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Translators: Forster, Johann Reinhold
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 25 times in 13 borrowing records


Book Work

Pehr Osbeck (Male, born 1723, died 1805)
Genre: Travel
Voyage to China and the East Indies, by Peter Osbeck

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr John Maclaurin Lord Dreghorn

Author: Pehr Osbeck (Male, born 1723, died 1805), Genre: Travel

Voyage to China and the East Indies, by Peter Osbeck

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 297376

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 148

Gronovii Thesaurus Antiq. Graec. tom 5. fol.

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: Two pounds Sterl.


Borrower

Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1775. Life dates: 1753-1835.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Jacobus Gronovius (Male, born 1645, died 1716)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Thesaurus Graecarum antiquitatum [Gronovius]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.69.c.1-11.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Jacobus Gronovius (Male, born 1645, died 1716)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Thesaurus Græcarum antiquitatum, in quo continentur effigies virorum ac foeminarum illustrium
Language: Latin . Published: Leiden. Date of publication: 1697-1702. Format: folio. Pagination: 12 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 50 times in 25 borrowing records


Book Work

Jacobus Gronovius (Male, born 1645, died 1716)
Genre: History, Genre: Lives
Thesaurus Graecarum Antiquitatum, in quo Continentur Effigies Virorum ac Foeminarum Illustrium

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson

Author: Jacobus Gronovius (Male, born 1645, died 1716), Genre: History, Genre: Lives

Thesaurus Graecarum Antiquitatum, in quo Continentur Effigies Virorum ac Foeminarum Illustrium

Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Record ID 125585

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1772-1776. (UYLY207-2) (1772-1776, Type: Student). Page: 242-243

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/8 (Friday).

Borrower: James Wilkie

Author: Euclid (Male), Genre: Mathematics

Elements of Geometry [Euclid]

Record ID 126257

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1772-1776. (UYLY207-2) (1772-1776, Type: Student). Page: 246-247

Elements of Critic.  1. 2d Vol

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/28 (Tuesday). Classmark: R5 .33. Original Returned Text: Elements Crits 1 . 2d Vol.


Borrower

Thomas Murray
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1759-1808. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1401369260.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Henry Home Lord Kames (Male, born 1696, died 1782)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Elements of criticism. In three volumes. ...
Classmark: R.5.33, R.6.10.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Henry Home Lord Kames (Male, born 1696, died 1782)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Elements of criticism. In three volumes.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh | London. Date of publication: 1762. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 360 times in 195 borrowing records


Book Work

Henry Home Lord Kames (Male, born 1696, died 1782)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Elements of Criticism

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/28 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Thomas Murray

Author: Henry Home Lord Kames (Male, born 1696, died 1782), Genre: Belles Lettres

Elements of Criticism

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 126176

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1772-1776. (UYLY207-2) (1772-1776, Type: Student). Page: 246-247

Johnson's Tour

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/13 (Monday). Classmark: J9. 9. Original Returned Text: Johnson's Tour.


Borrower

Colin Matheson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Dr Samuel Johnson (Male, born 1709-9-18, died 1784-12-13)
Genre: Travel
A journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. [Johnson]
Classmark: J.9.8, R.6.6.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Dr Samuel Johnson (Male, born 1709-9-18, died 1784-12-13)
Genre: Travel
A journey to the western islands of Scotland.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1775. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 87


Book Work

Dr Samuel Johnson (Male, born 1709-9-18, died 1784-12-13)
Genre: Travel
Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/13 (Monday).

Borrower: Colin Matheson

Author: Dr Samuel Johnson (Male, born 1709-9-18, died 1784-12-13), Genre: Travel

Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Record ID 127070

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1772-1776. (UYLY207-2) (1772-1776, Type: Student). Page: 250-251

Hume's  Essays Vol 2d

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Classmark: R5.34. Original Returned Text: Humes Essays Vol: 2d.


Borrower

James Badenach
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1756-1802. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1364768156.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essays and treatises on several subjects. In two volumes / by David Hume...
Classmark: R.5.34, R.6.11.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essays and treatises on several subjects. In two volumes / by David Hume...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1764. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 45 times in 31 borrowing records


Book Work

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

Borrowed: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/11/8 (Wednesday).

Borrower: James Badenach

Author: David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2