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Record ID 205604

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/16 (1789-1791, Type: Other). Page: 168

Anderson on National Industry 4to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Returned: 1790/8/8 (Sunday).


Borrower

Mr John Dickson of Kilbucho
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1774. Life dates: 1752-1835.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book HoldingLibrary record

James Anderson (Male, born 1739, died 1808)
Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy
Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of national industry [Anderson]
Possible modern shelfmark: [Ab].2/1.16.

Record ID 205601

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/16 (1789-1791, Type: Other). Page: 168

Hanway's Travels 2 vol 4to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Returned: 1790/8/8 (Sunday).


Borrower

Mr Robert Sinclair
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1762. Life dates: d. 1802.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Sheriff. Law > Clerk of Session.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Jonas Hanway (Male, born 1712, died 1786)
Genre: History, Genre: Travel
An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea: with the author's journal of travels from England through Russia into Persia; and back through Russia, Germany and Holland [Hanway]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.148.b.8.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Returned: 1790/8/8 (Sunday).

Borrower: Mr Robert Sinclair

Author: Jonas Hanway (Male, born 1712, died 1786), Genre: History, Genre: Travel

Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 386772

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Sausure tome 1 en 4:to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see previous entry.


Borrower

John Thomson
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/76737. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1789-1790. Other: Royal Medical Society 1790; Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons 1793. Origin: Scottish. Life dates: 1765-1846.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Horace Bénédict de Saussure (Male, born 1740, died 1799)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
Saussure's Voyage (original title)
Voyages dans les Alpes: précédés d'un essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Genève [Saussure] (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Enquire at Centre for Research Collections ; *P.19.16-19.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Horace Bénédict de Saussure (Male, born 1740, died 1799)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
Voyages dans les Alpes précédés d'un Essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Genève.
Language: French . Published: Neuchâtel. Date of publication: 1780. Format: 4to. Pagination: 4 vols.
Number of borrowings: 6


Book Work

Horace Bénédict de Saussure (Male, born 1740, died 1799)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Travel
Voyages dans les Alpes Précédés d'un Essai sur l'Histoire Naturelle des Environs de Genève

Record ID 386784

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Bell's Surgery Vs 1-2

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One Guinea.


Borrower

Henry White
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Benjamin Bell (Male, born 1749-9-6, died 1806-4-5)
Genre: Medicine
Bell's Surgery (original title)
System of Surgery (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Special Collections E.B. .617 Bel..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Benjamin Bell (Male, born 1749-9-6, died 1806-4-5)
Genre: Medicine
A system of surgery.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1785-1788. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 89 times in 81 borrowing records


Book Work

Benjamin Bell (Male, born 1749-9-6, died 1806-4-5)
Genre: Medicine
System of Surgery [Benjamin Bell]

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday).

Borrower: Henry White

Author: Benjamin Bell (Male, born 1749-9-6, died 1806-4-5), Genre: Medicine

System of Surgery [Benjamin Bell]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 386766

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Sully's Memoirs vol. 1:st

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One Guinea.


Borrower

A. Cowan
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Maximilien Bethune Duc de Sully (Male, born 1559, died 1641)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune : duke of Sully, prime minister to Henry the Great.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Maximilien Bethune Duc de Sully (Male, born 1559, died 1641)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 62 times in 38 borrowing records


Book Work

Maximilien Bethune Duc de Sully (Male, born 1559, died 1641)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great

Record ID 386769

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Comment: Petropoli: for 1777 pars prior -

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Two Guineas.


Borrower

John Thomson
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/76737. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1789-1790. Other: Royal Medical Society 1790; Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons 1793. Origin: Scottish. Life dates: 1765-1846.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Imperatorska︠i︡a akademī︠i︡a nauk (Russia) (Male)
Genre: Periodicals
Comment Petropolitani
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1777

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Imperatorska︠i︡a akademī︠i︡a nauk (Russia) (Male)
Genre: Periodicals
Commentarii Academiae scientiarum imperialis Petropolitanae.
Language: French | Latin . Published: St Petersburg. Date of publication: 1726-1746. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 23 times in 7 borrowing records


Book Work

Imperatorska︠i︡a akademī︠i︡a nauk (Russia) (Male)
Genre: Periodicals
Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae

Record ID 386781

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Home on Pus 4to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Two shillings.


Borrower

Walter Harkness
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/90824. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1784-1789. Other: Apprentice to Royal College of Surgeons 1790; Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons 1792; MD (Edin) 1790.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Sir Everard Home (Male, born 1756, died 1832)
Genre: Medicine
Dissertation on the properties of pus [Home]
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; E.B. .61704/3.

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday).

Borrower: Walter Harkness

Author: Sir Everard Home (Male, born 1756, died 1832), Genre: Medicine

Dissertation on the Properties of Pus

Record ID 386778

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Hunter on A. Economy

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One pound.


Borrower

William Dalzell
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/75447. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1787, 1789.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Hunter (Male, born 1728, died 1793)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Observations on certain parts of the animal economy [Hunter]
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - *H.20.2.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

John Hunter (Male, born 1728, died 1793)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Observations on certain parts of the animal oeconomy.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1786. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 12


Book Work

John Hunter (Male, born 1728, died 1793)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Observations on Certain Parts of the Animal Oeconomy

Record ID 386775

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 275

Hewson on Lymphatics

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One Guinea.


Borrower

James Bruce
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/82861. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1788-1792. Other: Royal Medical Society 1790; Royal Army Medical Corps 1795.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.
J. Bruce


Book HoldingLibrary record

William Hewson (Male, born 1739, died 1774)
Genre: Medicine
Experimental inquiry into the properties of the blood, with remarks on some of its morbid appearances : and an appendix, relating to the discovery of the lymphatic system in birds, fish, and the animals called amphibious [Hewson]
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; JA731/3.

Record ID 386802

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

Zinn de Oculo 4to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see previous entry.


Borrower

John Bower
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/90877. Dissertation: De variolis.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1787-1788. Other: MD (Edin) 1792. Origin: Scottish.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Johann Gottfried Zinn (Male, born 1727, died 1759)
Genre: Medicine
Descriptio anatomica oculi humani [Zinn]
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; *H.20.53.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Johann Gottfried Zinn (Male, born 1727, died 1759)
Genre: Medicine
Descriptio anatomica oculi humani, iconibus illustrata.
Language: Latin . Published: Göttingen. Date of publication: 1755. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 4


Book Work

Johann Gottfried Zinn (Male, born 1727, died 1759)
Genre: Medicine
Descriptio Anatomica Oculi Humani

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday).

Borrower: John Bower

Author: Johann Gottfried Zinn (Male, born 1727, died 1759), Genre: Medicine

Descriptio Anatomica Oculi Humani

Record ID 386805

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

Literary Essays vol. 2d

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Twelve & Three pence.


Borrower

John Daniel
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/86913. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1789.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Vicesimus Knox (Male, born 1752, died 1821)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Literary Essays (original title)
Essays; moral and literary [Knox] (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Z*14.30/1.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Vicesimus Knox (Male, born 1752, died 1821)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Essays moral and literary / by Vicesimus Knox.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1784. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 33 times in 25 borrowing records


Book Work

Vicesimus Knox (Male, born 1752, died 1821)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Essays Moral and Literary

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday).

Borrower: John Daniel

Author: Vicesimus Knox (Male, born 1752, died 1821), Genre: Belles Lettres

Essays Moral and Literary

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 386793

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

D:r Robertson's America vol. 2:d

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One Guinea.


Borrower

James Paterson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
Dr. Robertson's America (original title)
History of America [Robertson] (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; E.B. F .9(7-8) Rob..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
The history of America.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1778. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 24 times in 23 borrowing records


Book Work

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
History of America [William Robertson]

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Paterson

Author: William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793), Genre: History

History of America [William Robertson]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 386790

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

Withering on Digitali

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see previous entry.


Borrower

John Maharg
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/90919. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1787-1792. Other: MD (Edin) 1793.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

William Withering (Male, born 1741, died 1799)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Account of the foxglove, and some of its medical uses | Withering
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; Df.7.105.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Withering (Male, born 1741, died 1799)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
An account of the foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with practical remarks on dropsy, and other diseases.
Language: English . Published: Birmingham. Date of publication: 1785. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 4


Book Work

William Withering (Male, born 1741, died 1799)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses

Record ID 386799

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

Newton's Optics 4:to

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight.


Borrower

John Bower
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/90877. Dissertation: De variolis.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1787-1788. Other: MD (Edin) 1792. Origin: Scottish.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Sir Isaac Newton (Male, born 1642-12-25, died 1727-3-20)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Opticks, or, A treatise of the reflexions, refractions, inflexions and colours of light [Newton]
Possible modern shelfmark: Main Library - Special Collections ; Dd.5.59.

Record ID 386787

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.23 (1789-1790, Type: Student). Page: 276

Whytt on N: Disorders

Borrowed: 1790/7/8 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: One Guinea.


Borrower

John Maharg
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/90919. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1787-1792. Other: MD (Edin) 1793.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Robert Whytt (Male, born 1714, died 1766)
Genre: Medicine
Observations on the nature, causes, and cure of those disorders which have been commonly called nervous, hypochondriac, or hysteric : to which are prefixed some remarks on the sympathy of the nerves [Whytt]