Scottish printing towns

1508-1800

' 1508-1800 ' contains the following 36 items:

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(1) Here begynnys the may[i]ng or disport of Chaucer [ID: 74457612]

One of nine black-letter tracts printed for Walter Chepman and Androw Myllar, bound together, with two other tracts, to form the volume known as "The Chepman and Myllar prints". Imprint (from colophon) reads: "Impre[n]tit in the south gait of Edinburgh be Walter Chepman and Androw Myllar, the fourth day of ap[r]ile the yhere of God .M.CCCCC. and viii. yheris [1508]".

Printer: Chepman, Walter, 1473?-1538?

Printer: Myllar, Androw, active 1503-1508

Author: Lydgate, John, 1370?-1451?

Date printed: 1508

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(2) Catechisme [ID: 74482323]

A product of the first printing press set up in St Andrews.

Printer: Scot, John, 16th century

Author: Catholic Church. Diocese of St. Andrews (Scotland). Bishop (1547-1571 : Hamilton)

Date printed: 1552

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(3) To his loving brethren whome God ones gloriously gathered in the church of Edinburgh, and now ar [sic] dispersed for tryall of our faith [ID: 74482353]

A product of the first printing press set up in Stirling.

Printer: Lekpreuik, Robert, active 1561-1582

Author: Knox, John, approximately 1514-1572

Date printed: 1571

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(4) Aabc [...] [ID: 74482002]

A product of the first printing press set up in Aberdeen. (Four settings on a halfsheet, to be cut up and used in hornbooks.) Title from first four letters on sheet.

Printer: Raban, Edward, -1658

Probable date published: 1622

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(5) Protestation of the Generall Assemblie of the Church of Scotland, and of the noblemen, barons, gentlemen, borrowes, ministers and commons; subscribers of the Covenant, lately renewed, made in the high Kirk, and at the Mercate Crosse of Glasgow, the 28, and 29. of November 1638 [ID: 74482302]

A product of the first printing press set up in Glasgow.

Author: Church of Scotland. General Assembly

Printer: Anderson, George, 17th century

Author: Warriston, Archibald Johnston, Lord, 1611-1663

Date printed: 1638

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(6) By the Commissioners at Leith [ID: 74482542]

A product of the first printing press set up in Leith.

Printer: Tyler, Evan

Author: England and Wales. Parliament. Commissioners for Ordering and Managing Affairs in Scotland

Date printed: 1651

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(7) Declaration and apology of the Protestant people [ID: 74482434]

A product of the first printing press set up in Campbelltown.

Date printed: 1685

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(8) Mr Houstone,s [sic] answer to, an, illegal excommunication [ID: 74482447]

A product of the first printing press set up in Maybole.

Author: Houston, David, covenanter minister

Date printed: 1694

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(9) Discourse against swearing and cursing [ID: 74482268]

A product of the first printing press set up in Kirkbride Manse (nr. Dumfries).

Author: Assheton, William, 1641-1711

Printer: Rae, Peter, 1671-1749

Date printed: 1712

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(10) Essay upon the following questions [ID: 74482300]

A product of the first printing press set up in Dumfries.

Printer: Rae, Peter, 1671-1749

Date printed: 1715

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(11) Letter from a gentleman in the King's camp at Perth to a friend in Stirling [ID: 74482483]

A product of the first printing press set up in Perth.

Printer: Freebairn, Robert, -1747

Date printed: 1715

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(12) Battle of Falkirk [ID: 74482423]

A product of the first printing press set up in Bannockburn.

Date printed: 1746

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(13) Plan of education [ID: 74482520]

A product of the first printing press set up in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Printer: Taylor, Robert, active 1717-1779

Author: Ramsay, Chevalier (Andrew Michael), 1686-1743

Date printed: 1753

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(14) Mother's catechism for the young child; or, a preparatory help for the young and the ignorant [ID: 74482494]

A product of the first printing press set up in Dundee.

Printer: Henry Galbraith and Company (Dundee, Scotland)

Author: Willison, John, 1680-1750

Date printed: 1759

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(15) Christ our righteousness [ID: 74482281]

A product of the first printing press set up in Falkirk.

Author: Renwick, James, 1662-1688

Printer: Reid, Daniel, printer in Falkirk

Date printed: 1775

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(16) Devil to pay [ID: 100213038]

A product of the first printing press set up in the Canongate.

Date printed: 1767

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(17) Poems on several occasions [ID: 78082449]

A product of the first printing press set up at Dreghorn.

Author: Dreghorn, John Maclaurin, Lord, 1734-1796

Date printed: 1769

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(18) Dying thoughts in three parts [ID: 74482007]

A product of the first printing press set up in Paisley.

Author: Crawford, William, 1676-1742

Printer: Weir, Alexander

Printer: M'Lean, Archibald

Date printed: 1769

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(19) Janus a character [ID: 74482464]

A product of the first printing press set up in Peebles.

Probable date printed: 1770

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(20) Life, surprising adventures and heroic actions of Sir William Wallace, general and governor of Scotland [ID: 74482321]

A product of the first printing press set up in Crieff.

Author: Henry, the Minstrel, active 1470-1492

Adapter: Hamilton, William, approximately 1665-1751

Date printed: 1774

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(21) Sailm Dhaibhidh ann dan Gaoidhealach do reir na Heabhra [ID: 74482430]

A product of the first printing press set up in Inverness. Psalms of David in Gaelic translated from the Hebrew. The last 50 pages contain selections from the Bible set to metre.

Printer: Davidson, Alexander, active 1774-1794

Printer: Sharp, William, active 1759-1797

Date printed: 1774

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(22) Doctrine of assurance considered [ID: 74482492]

A product of the first printing press set up in Restalrig.

Printer: Tytler, James, 1745-1805

Author: Tytler, James, 1745-1805

Date printed: 1774

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(23) Poems full of gospel-marrow [ID: 74482499]

A product of the first printing press set up in Greenock.

Author: Tenent, William

Printer: M'Alpine, William, printer and bookseller in Greenock

Date printed: 1778

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(24) Trust [ID: 74482450]

A product of the first printing press set up in Kilmarnock.

Author: Wilson, Gabriel, -1750

Printer: M'Arthur, Peter

Date printed: 1781

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(25) Instructions and warning against perjury and prevarication upon oath [ID: 74482503]

A product of the first printing press set up in Kelso.

Author: Church of Scotland. Presbytery of Jedburgh

Printer: Palmer, James, active 1782-1798

Date printed: 1782

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(26) True state of the unhappy controversy about the burgess-oath [ID: 74482522]

A product of the first printing press set up in Hawick.

Author: Young, John, minister of the Gospel at Hawick, in Scotland

Printer: Caw, George

Date printed: 1783

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(27) Divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ [ID: 74482428]

A product of the first printing press set up in Montrose.

Author: Abbadie, Jaques, 1654-1727

Printer: Johnstone, George, active 1769-1794

Date printed: 1784

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(28) New treatise on the due observation of the Sabbath; with several suitable remarks upon the neglect of that important duty [ID: 74491853]

A product of the first printing press set up in Carron.

Author: Jackson, Alexander, silversmith

Printer: Reid, Daniel, active 1772-1786

Date printed: 1786

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(29) Faith in Jesus Christ, supported by plain, popular arguments, taken from John v. 24 and 32 [ID: 74481692]

A product of the first printing press set up in Ayr.

Author: Dalrymple, William, 1723-1814

Printer: Wilson, John, 1758-1821

Date printed: 1790

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(30) Andrew Lammie, or, Mill of Tiftie’s Annie [ID: 74482452]

A product of the first printing press set up in Banff.

Printer: Davidson, James, active 1820-1837

Probable date printed: 1790-1830

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(31) Catalogue of books in the subscription library at Dunse [ID: 74482501]

A product of the firsr printing press set up in Duns.

Printer: Brown, James, active 1797-1808

Date printed: 1789

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(32) Westminster shorter catechism examined, and tried by the touchstone of truth; with notes interspersed, shewing the reasons of various alterations, both in the questions and answers, according to the form of sound words [ID: 74486061]

Copy of an item printed on the first printing press established in Kirkcaldy.

Author: Nicol, John, active 1785

Printer: Johnstone, George

Date printed: 1794

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(33) Time, and the end of time [ID: 74482298]

A product of the first printing press set up in Whitburn.

Author: Fox, John, active 1676

Printer: Findlay, James, active 1798-1790

Date printed: 1798

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(34) Arbroath magazine, or, Repository of literature [ID: 91231239]

A product of the first printing press set up in Arbroath.

Printer: Findlay, J., printer of the Arbroath Magazine

Date printed: 1799-1800

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(35) Account of several remarkable earthquakes which have happened in various quarters of the world [ID: 74482481]

A product of the first printing press set up in Dunbar.

Probable date printed: 1799

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(36) Conference betwixt James a burgher, and John an antiburgher [ID: 74482461]

A product of the first printing press set up in Dalry.

Printer: Gemmill, J., printer in Dalry and Beith

Author: Minister of the Gospel, active 1768

Date printed: 1800

Date created: 1768

Context
Scottish printing towns > 1508-1800
1508-1800
Permanent URLhttp://digital.nls.uk/74481676
DescriptionItems from the first printing press set up in a particular Scottish town or village between 1508 and 1800. May be the first item printed on that press or a later product from the same press that is more important. Includes the first book printed in Scotland, dated 4 April 1508.
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