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Gal­loways of Baler­no. Lon­don: Pub­lished pri­vate­ly for John Gal­loway & Co by New­man Neame, 1968

Gar­diner, Leslie. Bartholomew: 150 years. Edin­burgh: Bartholomew & Son, 1976

Gard­ner, Car­reen S. Print­ing in Ayr and Kil­marnock: news­pa­pers, peri­od­i­cals, books and pam­phlets print­ed from about 1780 until 1920. [Ayr]: Ayr­shire Archae­o­log­i­cal and Nat­ur­al His­to­ry Soci­ety, 1976

Gaskell, Philip. A bib­li­og­ra­phy of the Foulis Press. 2nd ed. Win­ches­ter: St Paul’s Bib­li­ogra­phies, 1986

Ged, William. Bio­graph­i­cal mem­oirs of William Ged: includ­ing a par­tic­u­lar account of his progress in the art of block print­ing. New­cas­tle: print­ed by S Hodg­son, 1819. [Orig­i­nal­ly print­ed in Lon­don for J Nichols, 1781.]

Gen­nard, John. A his­to­ry of the Nation­al Graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Lon­don: Unwin Hyman, 1990

Gen­nard, John. Mechan­i­cal to dig­i­tal print­ing in Scot­land: the print employ­ers’ organ­i­sa­tion. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust in asso­ci­a­tion with Graph­ic Enter­prise Scot­land, 2010

Gen­nard, John, and Peter Bain. A his­to­ry of the Soci­ety of Graph­i­cal and Allied Trades. Lon­don: Rout­ledge, 1995

George Water­ston & Sons. Bicen­te­nary his­to­ry: George Water­ston & Sons Ltd, 1752–1952. Edin­burgh: George Water­ston & Sons, [1953]

George Water­ston & Sons. Cat­a­logue: Water­stons the Sta­tion­ers. Edin­burgh: George Water­ston & Sons, 1984-

George Water­ston & Sons. Employ­ees prov­i­dent plan: for the employ­ees of George Water­ston & Sons, Ltd. [Edin­burgh: George Water­ston & Sons, 1933]

George Water­ston & Sons. Two hun­dred and twen­ty five years: a his­to­ry of George Water­ston & Sons Ltd 1752–1977. [Edin­burgh: George Water­ston & Sons, 1977]

Gille­spie, Roy A. ‘The Glas­gow book trade to 1776’ in A Glas­gow Col­lec­tion, ed Kevin McCar­ra and Hamish Whyte. Glas­gow: Glas­gow City Libraries, 1990

Gille­spie, Sarah. A hun­dred years of progress: the record of the Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion 1853–1952. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1953

Glad­stone Court Muse­um (Big­gar). Ephemer­al print­ing in Glad­stone Court Muse­um, Big­gar. Big­gar: [The Muse­um, 1970]

Glas­gow Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety. Book of the Foulis exhi­bi­tion: com­pris­ing cat­a­logue, Pres­i­den­t’s open­ing address and descrip­tive account. Records of Glas­gow Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, Vol II. Glas­gow: James Macle­hose for The Soci­ety, 1913

Glas­gow Col­lege of Build­ing and Print­ing: a report by HM Inspec­tors of Schools. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Office Edu­ca­tion Dept, 1995; and, Fol­low-up to inspec­tion report: [let­ter dat­ed 10th Sep­tem­ber 1996.] Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Office Edu­ca­tion and Indus­try Dept, 1996

Glas­gow Col­lege of Build­ing and Print­ing. Prospec­tus [includes Stow Col­lege of Print­ing]. Glas­gow: [The Col­lege, 1962-]

Glas­gow Col­lege of Build­ing and Print­ing. A con­sul­ta­tion doc­u­ment for the pro­posed merg­er of the Cathe­dral Street col­leges, Glas­gow. [Cen­tral Col­lege of Com­merce, Glas­gow Col­lege of Build­ing & Print­ing, Glas­gow Col­lege of Food Tech­nol­o­gy]. Glas­gow, 2003

Glen, Dun­can. ‘The decline of Scot­tish book pub­lish­ing and print­ing and a small revival’  in Select­ed Scot­tish and oth­er essays. Kirk­caldy: Akros, 1999

Glen, Dun­can. ‘Designs of the best type: from Guten­berg to PDF.’ in Folio, no.5, Autumn 2002

Glen, Dun­can. Of marks and mem­o­ries: a gal­li­maufrey of print­ers’, pub­lish­ers’ and oth­ers’ marks, devices, emblems, crests, arms, sym­bols or logos. Kirk­caldy: Akros, 2005

Glen, Dun­can. Print­ing type designs: a new his­to­ry from Guten­burg to 2000. Kirk­caldy: Akros, 2001

Gra­ham, John [and John Wil­son, com­pos­i­tors]. The com­pos­i­tor’s text-book: or, Instruc­tions in the ele­ments of the art of print­ing, com­pris­ing an essay on  punc­tu­a­tion. Glas­gow, 1848

Gra­ham, Michael. The ear­ly Glas­gow press: a paper read to the mem­bers of the Old Glas­gow Club. Glas­gow: Print­ed by Robert Ander­son, 1906 [also in Trans­ac­tions of the Old Glas­gow Club, Vol­ume I (1908)]

Gray, Robert Q. The labour aris­toc­ra­cy in Vic­to­ri­an Edin­burgh. Oxford: Claren­don Press, 1976

Greater Pil­ton Print Resource. Annu­al report. Edin­burgh: Greater Pil­ton Print Resource, [1994-]



H & J Pil­lans. A print­ing house of old and new Edin­burgh, 1775–1925: pub­lished … to com­mem­o­rate the hun­dred and fifti­eth anniver­sary of the foun­da­tion of the firm. Edin­burgh: H & J Pil­lans, [1926]. Lim­it­ed ed.

H W Caslon & Co. Spec­i­mens of print­ing types of the Caslon and Glas­gow let­ter foundry. Lon­don: Caslon, 1857

Habib, Vanes­sa. ‘Edin­burgh print­fields’ Scot­tish Indus­tri­al His­to­ry, v.8/2 (1985)

Hanch­er, Michael. The num­ber trade at Black­ie & Son. Pub­lish­ing his­to­ry, 55 (2004)

Har­ris, Bob. ‘Scot­land’s news­pa­pers, the French Rev­o­lu­tion and domes­tic rad­i­cal­ism (c.1789–1794)’ Scot­tish His­tor­i­cal Review,  Vol 84 (April 2005)

[Harley & Cox]. A Dundee sto­ry of print­ing and sta­tionery 1867–1968. Dundee: Harley & Cox, 1967

Harp­er, N. Press and Jour­nal: the first 250 years 1748–1998. Aberdeen, 1998

Har­vey, James. In memo­ri­am Sir Thomas Clark, Baronet : born 5th Sep­tem­ber 1823, died 24th Decem­ber 1900; with memo­r­i­al ser­mon preached in Lady Glenorchy’s Unit­ed Free Church Edin­burgh, 30th Dec 1900. [Edin­burgh?] print­ed for pri­vate cir­cu­la­tion, [1901?] [Expand­ed from the con­tri­bu­tion in the Union Mag­a­zine, Feb. 1901.]

Har­vey, William. The ‘Stir­ling Observ­er’ Press: nine­ty years’ progress, 1836–1926. Stir­ling: Jamieson & Munro, 1926

Har­vey, William. Print­ing in Stir­ling: Charles Ran­dall and his suc­ces­sors — the sto­ry of the ‘Stir­ling Observ­er’ Press. Stir­ling: Jamieson & Munro, 1923

The hero as print­er: essays to accom­pa­ny an exhi­bi­tion mount­ed by Aberdeen Uni­ver­si­ty Library … to com­mem­o­rate the Cax­ton Quin­cen­te­nary. Ed. C A McLaren. Aberdeen: [Uni­ver­si­ty of Aberdeen], 1976

Hill­yard, Bri­an. ‘The Edin­burgh Soci­ety’s sil­ver medals for print­ing’. Papers of the Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety of Amer­i­ca, vol 78 (1984)

Hill­yard, Bri­an. ‘Impren­tit: 500 years of the Scot­tish print­ed word.’ in His­to­ry Scot­land, 8/4 (July/August 2008)

Hill­yard, Bri­an. ‘Thomas Rud­di­man : librar­i­an, pub­lish­er, print­er and col­lec­tor’ in From com­pos­i­tors to col­lec­tors: essays on book-trade his­to­ry, ed John Hinks and Matthew Day. New Cas­tle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London:The British Library, 2012

Hill­yard, Bri­an. ‘William Ged and the inven­tion of stereo­type: anoth­er post­script’ in Library, vol.XIII/2 (June 1991)

Hinks, John and Cather­ine Arm­strong (eds). Print­ing places: loca­tions of book pro­duc­tion and dis­tri­b­u­tion since 1500. New Cas­tle, DE: Oak Knoll: Lon­don: British Library, 2005

Hinks, John, and Cather­ine Arm­strong, eds. Worlds of print: diver­si­ty in the book trade. Papers deliv­ered at the Con­fer­ence on the His­to­ry of the British Book Trade held at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Edin­burgh, July 2004. New Cas­tle DE: Oak Knoll Press; Lon­don: British Library, 2006

Hogg, Gra­ham. ‘Lat­ter strug­gles in the life of a provin­cial book­seller and print­er : George Miller of Dun­bar, Scot­land’ in Peri­od­i­cals and pub­lish­ers: the news­aper and jour­nal trade, 1750–1914, ed John Hinks, Cather­ine Arm­strong and Matthew Day. New Cas­tle, DE: Oak Knoll; Lon­don: British Library, 2009

Holmes, Heather, and David Finkel­stein, eds. Thomas Nel­son and Sons: mem­o­ries of an Edin­burgh pub­lish­ing house. East Lin­ton: Tuck­well Press /SAPPHIRE/European Eth­no­log­i­cal Research Cen­tre, 2001

Hours and hol­i­days agree­ment and joint inter­pre­ta­tions: amend­ed 1st July 1977. Lon­don : British Print­ing Indus­tries Fed­er­a­tion, 1977 [Agree­ment between the British Print­ing Indus­tries Fed­er­a­tion and the News­pa­per Soci­ety … Nation­al Graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, Nation­al Soci­ety of Oper­a­tive Print­ers, Graph­i­cal and Media Per­son­nel, Soci­ety of Graph­i­cal and Allied Trades, Soci­ety of Lith­o­graph­ic Artists, Design­ers, Engravers and Process Workers]

House, Jack. A fam­i­ly affair: the sto­ry of Car­laws of Glas­gow 1860–1960. Edin­burgh: McFar­lane & Ersk­ine, [1960]
Hous­ton, R. A. ‘Lit­er­a­cy, edu­ca­tion and the cul­ture of print in Enlight­en­ment Edin­burgh.’ in His­to­ry: jour­nal of the His­tor­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, v78, no.254 (Oct 1993)

Hugh Paton & Sons. A spec­i­men of bill type &c. Edin­burgh: H Paton, 1906

A hun­dred years of pub­lish­ers’ book­bind­ing: 1857–1957. Edin­burgh: Pri­vate­ly print­ed for Hunter & Foulis, [1958]

Hunter, LC, G L Reid, and D Bod­dy. Labour prob­lems of tech­no­log­i­cal change. (Social and Eco­nom­ic Stud­ies, Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow). Lon­don: Allen & Unwin, 1970



Imprints in time: Scot­tish pub­lish­ers past and present. Edin­burgh: Mer­chis­ton 1991

Inman, Col­in. The A & C Black colour books: a col­lec­tor’s guide and bib­li­og­ra­phy, 1900–1930. Lon­don: Wern­er Shaw, 1990

Isaac, Franck. Eng­lish and Scot­tish print­ing types. 3 vols. Oxford: Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety of the Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press, 1930–1932

Isaac, Peter. ‘John Mur­ray II and Oliv­er & Boyd, his Edin­burgh agents 1819–1835’ Print­ing places: loca­tions of book pro­duc­tion & dis­tri­b­u­tion since 1500, ed John Hinks and Cather­ine Arm­strong. New­cas­tle, DE; Lon­don: Oak Knoll press; British Library, 2005



J. & J. Mur­doch Ltd. The first hun­dred years: J. & J. Mur­doch Ltd, 1844–1944. Glas­gow: Mur­doch, 1944

Jaboor, Nan and B.J. McMullin. James Bal­lan­tyne and press fig­ures: with a check­list of vol­umes print­ed by James Bal­lan­tyne (1803–1833). Mel­bourne: Anco­ra Press, 1994

James Bal­lan­tyne & Co. Spec­i­mens of type and typog­ra­phy from the Bal­lan­tyne Press … Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: [The Firm], 1862

James Marr & Co. Spec­i­mens of ancient and mod­ern print­ing types, rules and bor­ders. Edin­burgh: [no pub­lish­er, 1870]

John Cos­sar & Sons. A cen­tu­ry of ser­vice: 1878–1978. Glas­gow: John Cos­sar, [1979?]

John Greig & Son. Engi­neers and machin­ists to the paper, print­ing, lith­o­graph­ic, book­bind­ing and sta­tionery trades: cat­a­logue. Edin­burgh: John Greig, 1889

John McCormick & Co. His­to­ry of John McCormick & Co Ltd 1890–1975. Glas­gow: John McCormick; [1975]

John Wat­son & Co. The his­to­ry of John Wat­son & Co Ltd, print­ers of dis­tinc­tion: from the nine­teenth cen­tu­ry to the present day. [Glas­gow]: JW Design: [2016]

John­son, A F. ‘An unrecord­ed spec­i­men sheet of a Scot­tish print­ing house [Andrew Ander­son]. With a fac­sim­i­le. Reprint­ed from the Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety Trans­ac­tions, vol I. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1936

John­son, A F. ‘From the archives: type-design and type-found­ing in Scot­land’ Jour­nal of the Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, no. 5 (2010)

John­ston, W T. Kil­marnock print­ing in the 18th cen­tu­ry, includ­ing the first edi­tion of the poems of Robert Burns. [micro­film] Edin­burgh: Sgann Micro­forms 1982

John­ston, W T. ‘A note on print­ing in Cupar.’ Bib­lio­theck, v13/3 (1986)

John­ston, W T (com­pil­er). Stir­ling print­ers and pub­lish­ers [CD-ROM]. Liv­ingston : Offic­i­na Edu­ca­tion­al Pub­li­ca­tions, 2008

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Kafk­er, Frank A. William Smellie’s edi­tion of the Ency­clo­pe­dia Bri­tan­ni­ca. [No place]: Voltaire Foun­da­tion, 1994

Kamm, Antony. Scot­tish print­ed books 1508–2008. Edin­burgh: Sand­stone Press / Nation­al Library of Scot­land, 2008

Keir, David. The house of Collins: the sto­ry of a Scot­tish fam­i­ly of pub­lish­ers from 1789 to the present day. Lon­don: Collins, 1952

Kei­th, Alexan­der. Aberdeen Uni­ver­si­ty Press: an account of the Press from its foun­da­tion in 1840 until its occu­pa­tion of new premis­es in 1963. Aberdeen, Aberdeen Uni­ver­si­ty Press, 1963

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Kin­caid, Mr. The peti­tion of Mr Kin­caid, inven­tor, 1701. Ed Gor­don Willis. Stir­ling: Uni­ver­si­ty of Stir­ling Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1988

Kin­n­ear, Samuel. Rem­i­nis­cences of an aris­to­crat­ic Edin­burgh print­ing office. Edin­burgh: [no pub­lish­er], 1890