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Labour Standard Printing and Publishing Society. Rules of the Labour Standard Printing and Publishing Society, Limited, registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act, 1893. [Edinburgh : The Society, 1924]

The largest printing ink factory in the world [ie A B Fleming] British and colonial printer and stationer, 17 Dec 1896

Leach, R H and R J Pierce. The printing ink manual. 5th ed. London; Glasgow: Blueprint, 1993

Lewis, Lucy. Chepman and Myllar: the first printers in Scotland in World of print: diversity in the book trade, ed John Hinks & Catherine Armstrong, p57-69. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll, 2006

Livingstone. Footprints on the sands of time 18631963 the story of the House of Livingstone, medical, scientific, nursing and dental publishers. Edinburgh; London: Livingstone, [1963]

Litho International Bulletin. 1908-

The Lithographer. 18701874

The Lithographer. [Manchester: ASLP], 19491968

Lithographer and Offset Printer. London: F W Bridges, 19591961

Lorimer & Gillies. Specimens of our printing types, headpieces, ornaments &c. Edinburgh: Lorimer & Gillies, [ca.1910]



M’Bain, William C. Glasgow Books and Bookmen Transactions of the Old Glasgow Club, Vol I. Glasgow: Old Glasgow Club, 19001908

McCall, Lorna. Of the making of books there is no end: aspects of Edinburgh’s printing history. Scottish book collector 6 (June-July 1988)

McCleery, Alistair. Printing works at Nelson’s. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 2001

McCleery, Alistair, David Finkelstein and Sarah Bromage, eds. Papermaking on the Water of Leith. Edinburgh: John Donald / SAPPHIRE Scottish Archive of Printing and Publishing History Records, 2006

M’Conechy, James, surgeon. An introductory address delivered on the 19th March, 1825, on the formation of a literary and scientific institution among the workmen of the University printing office, Glasgow: with an account of the institution and some preliminary remarks on popular education; with a reply to the address by James A. Begg, one of the workmen. Glasgow: printed at the University Press, 1825

M’Corquodale & Co. Specimens of plain and fancy type in M’Corquodale & Co.s printing establishment, 90 Maxwell Street, Glasgow. London: M’Corquodale, 1959

McDiarmid, John. Memoir of John M’Diarmid, editor of the Dumfries and Galloway Courier [by his sons]. Dumfries: reprinted from the Dumfries and Galloway Courier, 1852

McDonald, Ramsay (ed). Women in the printing trades. London: P S Kemp, 1904

McIlwrick, Maurice. The first Scottish printers 1508 Scottish genealogist, vol.LV/2 (June 2008)

Mackenzie, John. Country editor: relating sixty-seven years of newspaper life on a Scottish island and the Canadian prairie, 19011968. Rothesay: Bute Newspapers, 1968

McKerrow, Ronald Brunlees. Printers and publishers devices in England & Scotland 14851640.  London: Bibliographical Society, 1949

McLagan & Cumming: famous Scottish colour printers. (reprinted from the British Printer) [No place, no publisher, no date]

McLaren, Moray, ed. House of Neill 17491949. Bicentenary ed. Edinburgh: Neill & Co Ltd. 1949

Maclehose, James. The Glasgow University Press 16381931, with some notes on Scottish printing. Glasgow: Glasgow University Press, 1931

Macleod, Jean C. William Gilchrist, 18111879, letter press printer and lithographer, Glasgow Kintyre Antiquarian and Natural History Society magazine, no 70 (Autumn 2011)

McLeod, R D. The Scottish publishing houses. Edinburgh & Glasgow: W & R Holmes, 1953

McMullin, B. J. Press figures and concurrent perfecting: Walker & Greig, Edinburgh, 181722 Library, v12/3 (Sept 1990)

McMullin, B. J. A Scottish sexto in fours and twos. Library: the transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 7th ser, v2/3 (Sept 2001)

Mann, Alastair J. Embroidery to enterprise: the role of women in the book trade of early modern Scotland in Women in Scotland, c1100-c1750, ed Elizabeth Ewan and Maureen M. Meikle. East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 1999

Mann, Alastair J. The Scottish book trade 15001720: print commerce and print control in early modern Scotland an historiographical survey of the early modern book in Scotland. East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2000

Manson, Thomas Mortimer Yule. 500 years of printing 114 in Shetland. Lerwick: Manson [1976] [Repr fr the Shetland times, 15th October 1976 in connection with Shetland in print, 18621976,  exhibition in Shetland Museum Gallery]

Mapstone, Sally, ed. The Chepman and Myllar prints [CD-ROM]: digitised facsimiles with introduction, headnotes, and transcription. [Edinburgh]: the Scottish Text Society and the National Library of Scotland, 2008

Master Printers Annual and Typographical Yearbook. 19211974

Mathison, Hamish Scotland: [the historical context of popular print culture] in Raymond, Joad, ed. Cheap print in Britain and Ireland to 1660, ed Joad Raymond. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011

Matthews, Nicole Collins and the Commonwealth: publishers publicity and the twentieth-century circulation of popular fiction title World of print: diversity in the book trade, ed John Hinks and Catherine Armstrong. New Catle, DE; Oak Knoll: London: British Library, 2006

Maxwell, William. An address delivered to the Edinburgh Typographia Wednesday 30th October 1935. Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt College, 1936

Maxwell, William. Memorandum on the proper method of measuring monotype. [Edinburgh: R&R Clark], 1923

Memoir [of Archibald Constable]. London; Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, [ca. 1870]

Milestones in colour printing, 14571859: with a bibliography of Nelson prints. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997

Miller & Richard. List of presses and printing materials [including type specimens] manufactured and kept in stock by Miller and Richard, etc. Edinburgh: [Miller & Richard], 1859

Miller & Richard. Miller & Richards typefounders catalogue (for 1873): facsimile reprint of Specimens of book, newspaper, jobbing and ornamental types originally published Edinburgh: Miller and Richard, 1873. Owston Ferry Owston Ferry, Lincs: Bloomfield Books, 1974

Miller & Richard. Printing type specimens, comprising a large variety of book and jobbing faces, borders and ornaments. Edinburgh: Miller & Richard, [1912, 1914 and later dates to 1937]

Miller & Richard. [Specimens of book, newspaper, jobbing and ornamental types]. Edinburgh: Miller & Richard, [1895, 1902, 1906]

Miller & Richard. Specimens of modern, old style and ornamental type cast on point bodies. Edinburgh: Miller & Richard, various dates. [1909, 1910, 1912]

Miller & Richard. Specimens of wood letter. Edinburgh: The Firm, [1910?]

Minutes of the Edinburgh Trades Council, 18591873.  Ed Ian MacDougall. Edinburgh: Scottish History Society, 1968

Mitchell, William Smith. History of Scottish bookbinding, 14321650. Edinburgh: published for the University of Aberdeen by Oliver & Boyd, 1955

Modern Lithographer. 19051959

Moran, James. An assessment of Alexander Mackie’s steam type-composing machine. Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 1 (1965)

Moran, James. NATSOPA: Seventy-five years: National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants, 18891964. London: National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants, 1964

Morrison & Gibb. Directions to the compositors. Edinburgh: Morrison & Gibb, [1894]

Morrison & Gibb. Directions to readers and compositors in the employment of Morrison & Gibb. Rev ed. Edinburgh: Morrison & Gibb, 1897

Morrison & Gibb. The type faces of Morrison & Gibb Limited. Edinburgh: The Firm, 1967

Moss, Michael S. Sequestrations in the Scottish Printing and Book Trade Publishing History 15 (1984)

Munro, Kenny and Edward O’Donnelly. Words fly from this place: a poetic response to 500 years of printing in Scotland [DVD]. Edinburgh: National Trust for Scotland; National Museums of Scotland, [2008]

Murdoch & Paterson Ltd. Printing types. Dundee: [no publisher], 1953

Murdoch, Thomas. The early history of lithography in Glasgow: being the substance of a paper read before the members of the Old Glasgow Club, March 18, 1902, etc . Glasgow: T Murdoch & Co, 1902

Murray, David. Robert & Andrew Foulis and the Glasgow Press: with some account of the Glasgow Academy of the Fine Arts. Glasgow: J. Maclehose & Sons, 1913. See also: Book of the Foulis exhibition, Records of Glasgow Bibliographical Society, vol II



Nairn, Audrey. A 1731 copyright list from Glasgow University Archives: the work of a Glasgow University printer Bibliotheck 2/2 (1959)

National Library of Scotland. Four hundred and fifty years of Scottish printing [exhibition pamphlet]. Edinburgh: National Library of Scotland, 1958

NATSOPA Journal and graphic review. 19781982

Neill & Company. Accents and miscellaneous sorts. [Type specimens.] Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1936

Neill & Company. Book face specimens. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1951

Neill & Company. Book of typefaces available on Monotype machines with a Linotype appendix. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, [ca. 1950?]

Neill & Company. Guide to authors: with memoranda regarding style, punctuation, spelling, word-division, etc. for the use of compositors and readers in the employment of Neill & Co., Ltd., printers, established 1749. Edinburgh: [The Company], 1917

Neill & Company. History of the firm of Neill & Company, Ltd. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1900

Neill & Company. Polyglot printing. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, [ca.1936?]

Neill & Company. The printing house of Neill etc. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1917

Neill & Company. Specimens of monotype faces. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1927 and 1939 editions

Neill & Company. Specimens of new printing types (English heights) for sale by Neill and Company. [Edinburgh]: Neill & Company, 1845

Neill & Company. Specimens of printing types, ornaments, &c. and guide to authors. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, [ca. 1930]

Neill & Company. Specimens of types by Neill & Co, printers and typefounders, Old Fishmarket, High Street, Edinburgh. [Edinburgh]: Printed by Neill & Co. [1840]

Neill & Company. Typographic guide of Neill & Company Limited: a series of specimen pages forming a reference book for authors and publishers. Rev ed. Edinburgh: Neill & Company, 1909

Neill, Patrick. Revised case for Patrick Neill, printer in Edinburgh, proprietor of the lands of Damside and Factorspark,–Defender; in the action of reduction-improbation at the instance of Sir James Gardiner Baird of Saughtonhall, Baronet, and his curators,–Pursuers. [Edinburgh] : Neill & Co. Printers, [1834?]

Nelson, James. Nelsons of Edinburgh: a short history of the firm. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons, [1907]

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Nichol, Donald W. Aberdeen, imprints and the ESTC: towards a definitive bibliography in Aberdeen and the Enlightenment: proceedings of a conference held at the University of Aberdeen. Ed. Jennifer J. Carter and Joan H. Pittock. Aberdeen, 1987

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North, J S. Waterloo Directory of Scottish Newspapers and Periodicals 18001900. 2v. Waterloo, Ontario: Waterloo Academic Press, 1989



O & B news. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, May 1977-

Oliver & Boyd. New works preparing for publication: Messrs Oliver & Boyd have the following works in the press, which will appear in the course of the winter. Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd, 1828

Oliver & Boyd. [Sale catalogues]. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1819-

Oliver & Boyd. Theological works lately published by Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh; and Simpkin & Simpkin & Marshall, London. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1831

Oliver & Boyd. Works published this season by Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh and Simpkin & Marshall, London. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1829

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The page right printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day [held at] Glasgow School of Art, 1st-12th May 1973. [Glasgow] Glasgow School of Art, 1973

Papermaking fibres. Markinch: Tullis Russell, 1950

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Paterson, A B. The tale o the toon: St. Andrews through the eyes of A.B. Paterson : newspaper reporter in the town from 1925 to 1981. 3v. St Andrews: A B Patterson; Kirkcaldy Allen Litho, 19821984

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Pillans & Wilson. Bodoni: with examples showing its use. Edinburgh: Pillans & Wilson, n.d.

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Pillans & Wilson. The printer and his customers: an occasional miscellany, number two. Edinburgh: [Pillans & Wilson], 1961

Pillans & Wilson. A printing house of old and new Edinburgh, 17751925: published … to commemorate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the foundations of the firm. [Edinburgh: Pillans & Wilson, 1926]

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Plomer, H R, G H Bushnell and E R McC Dix. A dictionary of the printers and booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 17261775. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1932. Later edition: London: Bibliographical Society, 1968

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