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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, 17521952. 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 17521977. [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 18531952. 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, 17751925: 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.17891794) Scottish Historical Review,  Vol 84 (April 2005)

[Harley & Cox]. A Dundee story of printing and stationery 18671968. Dundee: Harley & Cox, 1967

Harper, N. Press and Journal: the first 250 years 17481998. 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, 18361926. 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, 17501914, 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 18601960. 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: 18571957. 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, 19001930. London: Werner Shaw, 1990

Isaac, Franck. English and Scottish printing types. 3 vols. Oxford: Bibliographical Society of the Oxford University Press, 19301932

Isaac, Peter. John Murray II and Oliver & Boyd, his Edinburgh agents 18191835 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, 18441944. Glasgow: Murdoch, 1944

Jaboor, Nan and B.J. McMullin. James Ballantyne and press figures: with a checklist of volumes printed by James Ballantyne (18031833). 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: 18781978. 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 18901975. 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

Journal and graphic review (NATSOPA). 19711978

Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society. 2006-

Journal (NATSOPA / National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants). 19701971

Journal of the Printing Historical Society. London, 1965-


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

Kamm, Antony. Scottish printed books 15082008. 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

Kelly’s directory of stationers, printers, booksellers, publishers, and paper makers of England, Scotland and Wales. London : Kelly & Co, 18801939 [various editions]

Kemp, W. Perthshire Advertiser: 150th anniversary supplement. Perth: Munro Press, 1979

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