Printing in Scotland

This bib­li­og­ra­phy con­cen­trates on titles rel­e­vant to the Scot­tish print­ing indus­try and allied trades, cov­er­ing all peri­ods since the intro­duc­tion of print­ing in Scot­land. Some works of wider rel­e­vance (eg, his­to­ries of the var­i­ous trades unions) have also been included.

The orig­i­nal ver­sion includ­ed archives. A guide to archives rel­e­vant to the Scot­tish print­ing indus­try can be found on a sep­a­rate ‘Archives’ page.

The bib­li­og­ra­phy is organ­ised alpha­bet­i­cal­ly by author — choose a link to jump to the appro­pri­ate page:

If you have any sug­ges­tions for books or arti­cles that should be added to this bib­li­og­ra­phy please email

Helen Williams, Jan­u­ary 2021