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R. & R. Clark. Scot­tish print­ing: a selec­tion of books print­ed in Edin­burgh by R. & R. Clark, Ltd. now on view at 350 Oxford Street and rec­om­mend­ed by J. & E. Bum­pus, Ltd. book­sellers to His Majesty the King, Octo­ber — Novem­ber 1928. Edin­burgh: R. & R. Clark, 1928

R. & R. Clark. R & R Clark Lim­it­ed: com­plete ser­vice for the pub­lish­er. Edin­burgh: R & R Clark, [197-?]

Rae, Thomas. Androw Myl­lar: a short study of Scot­land’s first print­er. Greenock: Signet Press, 1958

Rams­den, Charles. Book­binders of the Unit­ed King­dom (out­side Lon­don) 1780–1840. Lon­don: Bats­ford, 1987. Orig­i­nal­ly pub­lished Lon­don: Queen Anne Press, 1954

Rat­cliffe, F.W. ‘Chap­books with Scot­tish imprints in the Robert White col­lec­tion in the Uni­ver­si­ty Library, New­cas­tle upon Tyne’ Bib­lio­theck 4/3–4 (1963)

Reid, Don­ald L. The ‘Bei­th sup­ple­ment’: the sto­ry of Bei­th’s news­pa­per. Pub­lished pri­vate­ly, 2000

Record of the cel­e­bra­tion of the ter­cente­nary of the intro­duc­tion of the art of print­ing into Aberdeen by Edward Raban in the year 1622, 16th  and 17th June 1922. Aberdeen: [Aberdeen Mas­ter Print­ers’ Guild], 1922

Report of a Court of Inquiry into a dis­pute between D.C. Thom­son & Co. Ltd. and cer­tain work peo­ple, mem­bers of the Nation­al Soci­ety of Oper­a­tive Print­ers and Assis­tants (Indus­tri­al Courts Act 1919). Cmd.8607 Lon­don: HMSO, 1951

Report of a Court of Inquiry into the prob­lems caused by the intro­duc­tion of web-off­set machines in the print­ing indus­try, and the prob­lems aris­ing from the intro­duc­tion of oth­er mod­ern print­ing tech­niques and the arrange­ments which should be adopt­ed with­in the indus­try for deal­ing with them (Indus­tri­al Courts Act 1919). Cmnd.3184 Lon­don: HMSO, 1966

A report on the his­to­ry and activ­i­ties of the Cor­po­ra­tion of the City of Glas­gow Sta­tionery Depart­ment, 1929–1937 and Print­ing and Sta­tionery Depart­ment 1937–1958. Glas­gow: [City of Glas­gow Sta­tionery Depart­ment], [1958]

A rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence: Aberdeen and the  north­ern coun­ties. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust / Mer­chis­ton Pub­lish­ing, 2000

A rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence: Dundee and Perth. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust / Mer­chis­ton Pub­lish­ing, 1996

A rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence: Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust / Mer­chis­ton Pub­lish­ing, [1990]

A rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence: Glas­gow. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Print­ing Archival Trust / Mer­chis­ton Pub­lish­ing, 1994

Reynolds, Sian. Bri­tan­ni­ca’s type­set­ters: women com­pos­i­tors in Edwar­dian Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Uni­ver­si­ty Press, 1989

Reynolds, Sian. ‘Women in the print­ing and paper trades in Edwar­dian Scot­land’ in The world is ill divid­ed, ed Eleanor Gor­don and Esther Bre­it­en­bach. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Uni­ver­si­ty Press, c1990

Richard­son, Andrew Turn­bull. Pub­li­ca­tions and print­ers of Kirk­caldy. Kirk­caldy Fifeshire Adver­tis­er, 1935

Rich­mond, Les­ley ‘In the begin­ning was the word: the archives of William Collins, Sons & Co Ltd and Black­ie & Sons Ltd, print­ers and pub­lish­ers, Glas­gow’ Scot­tish archives, 15 (2009)

Riley, Edward. Life is local: the his­to­ry of the John­ston Press plc. Edin­burgh: John­ston Press, 2006.

Robert Cun­ning­ham & Sons Ltd. [50 years of print]: a sou­venir of the 50th anniver­sary of the foun­da­tion of Robert Cun­ning­ham & Sons Ltd, 11th Novem­ber, 1889. Alva: Long­bank Works, [1939]

Robert Cun­ning­ham & Sons Ltd. Robert Cun­ning­ham & Sons Ltd, estab­lished Novem­ber 1889: a sou­venir of our for­ti­eth anniver­sary. Alva: Long­bank Works, [1929]

Robert Lekpre­vik: the first Stir­ling print­er. [Stir­ling: Stir­ling Observ­er, 1881]

Robert Macle­hose & Co Ltd. Book of spec­i­men pages show­ing faces and founts of type appro­pri­ate for books and a few typ­i­cal illus­tra­tions. Glas­gow: [Macle­hose], 1924

Robert Macle­hose & Co Ltd. Macle­hose types, wherin are set down Caslon, Baskerville, Bodoni, Gara­mond, Poliphilus, Bla­do, Imprint, Veronese and sundry old style and mod­ern faces of type avail­able at the Uni­ver­si­ty Press, Glas­gow. Glas­gow: Macle­hose, 1927

Robert Macle­hose & Co Ltd. Math­e­mat­i­cal print­ing: spec­i­mens. Glas­gow: Maclehose, [?]

Robert and Andrew Foulis: an exhi­bi­tion in the Hunter­ian Muse­um to com­mem­o­rate the sil­ver jubilee of the British Records Asso­ci­a­tion, 10th-29th March, 1958 [Glas­gow: s.n., 1958]

Rules and direc­tions to be observed in print­ing-hous­es, com­posed by Samuel Forbes, and cast off by Wal­ter Pear­son and William Grant, appren­tices to James Wat­son, [1721]. Edin­burgh: print­ed 1721. (Rules approved by John Mon­cur, Robert Brown, Wal­ter Rudi­man, John Mos­man, William Adam and James Wat­son, mas­ter-print­ers in Edin­burgh. Dat­ed at foot: Octo­ber 6th. 1721)



Sander­son, Mar­garet H. B ‘The print­ing and dis­tri­b­u­tion of the Bible and psalm books in six­teenth-cen­tu­ry Scot­land: some addi­tion­al doc­u­men­ta­tion.’ Records of the Scot­tish Church His­to­ry Soci­ety, v.29 (1999)

Saun­ders, Andrew. ‘The small print.’ Scots Mag­a­zine, v.149/6, (Dec.1998)  [Pic­co­lo Press]

Scale of prices agreed to by the employ­ers and jour­ney­men com­pos­i­tors of Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: T & A Con­sta­ble, 1867

Scale of prices agreed to by the employ­ers and jour­ney­men print­ers of Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Typo­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1894

Scale of prices agreed to by the employ­ers and jour­ney­men com­pos­i­tors of Edin­burgh. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Typo­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1902

Schenck, David J. Samuel Lei­th of Banff and Edin­burgh: lith­o­graph­ic print­ers, printseller and col­lec­tor of fine art (1800–1857). 2001

Schenck, David J. Direc­to­ry of the lith­o­graph­ic print­ers of Scot­land 1820–1870: their loca­tion, peri­ods, and a guide to artis­tic lith­o­graph­ic print­ers. Edin­burgh; Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­ic Soci­ety in asso­ci­a­tion with the Nation­al Library of Scot­land, 1999

Schenck, David J. ‘Direc­to­ry of the lith­o­graph­ic print­ers of Scot­land 1820–1870 : addi­tions, cor­rec­tions and revi­sions’ in Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety Trans­ac­tions, vol.VI/7

Scot­land. Privy Coun­cil. Act against the impor­ta­tion of some Bibles: Edin­burgh, the twelfth day of Octo­ber, 1676. Edin­burgh: print­ed by the heir of Andrew Ander­son, print­er to His Most Sacred Majesty, Anno Dom. 1676 [Heir referred to in Andrew Ander­son in fact Agnes Anderson.]

Scot­tish Alliance Bul­letin. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Alliance of Mas­ters in the Print­ing and Kin­dred Trades, 1919–1927

Scot­tish Com­mit­tee of the Coun­cil for Art and Indus­try. Report of the Scot­tish Com­mit­tee of the Coun­cil for Art and Indus­try: print­ing and allied trades in Scot­land. Edin­burgh: HMSO, 1937

Scot­tish Com­mit­tee of the Coun­cil of Indus­tri­al Design. Scot­tish enter­prise print­ing. Edin­burgh: Oliv­er and Boyd, [195-?]

Scot­tish Digest. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Mas­ter Print­ers’ Soci­ety, 1961–1963

Scot­tish Graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion jour­nal. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1974–1975

Scot­tish Pack­ag­ing, Print­ing and Asso­ci­at­ed Plas­tics Exhi­bi­tion. Buy­ers guide. Edin­burgh: 1976-

Scot­tish Print. Glas­gow: Scot­media Mag­a­zines Ltd., 1991-

Scot­tish Print Direc­to­ry. Edin­burgh : Scot­tish Print Employ­ers Fed­er­a­tion, 1992-

Scot­tish print­ing, pub­lish­ing & pack­ag­ing indus­tries review. 2nd ed. Glas­gow: Inter­na­tion­al Mag­a­zines Ltd/Scottish Enter­prise, 1998

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Nation­al agree­ments as to sched­ule of grades, wages, work­ing con­di­tions and hours and hol­i­day. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1950, 1959 and oth­er dates

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Cheap female labour in the print­ing trade. Pro­posed levy of six­pence per week. [A let­ter to mem­bers.] Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1910

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. List of print­ing offices in Scot­land recog­nis­ing trade union con­di­tions and rates of wages, 1948. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1948

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Rules of the Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Glas­gow: print­ed by Laid­law & Macken­zie Ltd, 1949 [and oth­er dates]

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion : a fifty years’ record, 1853–1903 issued by the Exec­u­tive Coun­cil. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1903

Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion (Aberdeen). Labour and Cap­i­tal: a lec­ture deliv­ered to the let­ter-press print­ers of Aberdeen under the aus­pices of the Aberdeen branch of the Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. Aberdeen: Arthur King and Co, 1858

Scot­tish typo­graph­i­cal cir­cu­lar. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Typo­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1857–1909

Scot­tish typo­graph­i­cal jour­nal. Glas­gow: Scot­tish Typo­graph­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, 1909–1973

Scot­tish Young Mas­ter Print­ers. Incen­tives in the print­ing indus­try: draft report to the Scot­tish Alliance. Edin­burgh: [Scot­tish Alliance in the Print­ing and Kin­dred Trades], 1949

Shirley, George W. Dum­fries print­ers in the 18th cen­tu­ry, with han­dlists of their books. (Reprint­ed from the Trans­ac­tions of the Dum­friesshire and Gal­loway Nat­ur­al His­to­ry and Anti­quar­i­an Soci­ety. vol. XVIII.) Dum­fries: [no pub­lish­er], 1934

Shirley, George W. Mr. Peter Rae, V.D.M., print­er. [Glas­gow: Glas­gow Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 1914] Reprint­ed from the Records of the Glas­gow Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, vol 1 (1914)

Side Notes: for ama­teur print­ers. Dundee, 1946–1951. 2nd series Sum­mer 1951. Con­tin­ued by Col­lec­tors items

Sin­clair, Alexan­der. Fifty years of news­pa­per life 1845–1895 being chiefly rem­i­nis­cences of that time. Glas­gow: Sin­clair Bros (pri­vate­ly print­ed), 1897

[Skea, William]. Mem­o­ries of a sev­en years appren­tice­ship of half a cen­tu­ry ago. Aberdeen: print­ed for pri­vate cir­cu­la­tion by Milne and Hutchi­son, 1920

Skin­ner, Robert T. A notable fam­i­ly of Scots print­ers. Edin­burgh: pri­vate­ly print­ed by T & A Con­sta­ble, 1928

Smail, J Cameron. A his­to­ry of print­ing in Scot­land. Dundee: Dundee Col­lege of Art, 1961

Smail, J Cameron. Print­ing in Scot­land 1507–1947. Dundee: Dun­can of Jor­dan­stone Col­lege of Art, 1963

Smail, J Cameron. Report of the Scot­tish Com­mit­tee of the Coun­cil for Art and Indus­try : print­ing and allied trades in Scot­land. Edin­burgh: HMSO, 1937

Smail, J. Cameron. Scot­tish enter­prise print­ing. [195?]

Small print­er. 1965-

Smellie, William. Mem­oirs of the life, writ­ings, and cor­re­spon­dence of William Smellie. 2v. Bris­tol: Thoemmes Press, 1996. Orig­i­nal­ly pub­lished 1811
Smellie, William. Pro­pos­als for print­ing by sub­scrip­tions, a work, inti­tled, Ency­clopae­dia Bri­tan­ni­ca, or, a new and com­plete dic­tio­nary of arts and sci­ences, com­posed in the form of dis­tinct trea­tis­es or sys­tems. Edin­burgh: [no pub­lish­er], 1768

Smith, Robert. ‘The laird of let­ters: Aberdeen’s first print­er and his astound­ing almanac [sto­ry].’ Aberdeen Leop­ard, no.147 (April 1990)

Smith, William. Edward Raban, the torch-bear­er, the year of grace 1622. Aberdeen, Bon-Accord Press, 1922

Sproat, Thomas (comp). The his­to­ry and progress of the Amal­ga­mat­ed Soci­ety of Lith­o­graph­ic Print­ers and Aux­il­iaries of Great Britain and Ire­land, 1880–1930: Jubilee sou­venir. [Man­ches­ter: ASLP], 1930

Spur­lock, R Scott. ‘Cromwell’s Press and the devel­op­ment of print cul­ture in Scot­land’ Scot­tish His­tor­i­cal Review Vol 90 (Octo­ber 2011)

Stok­er, David H. (ed) Stud­ies of the provin­cial book trade of Eng­land, Scot­land and Wales before 1900. Aberys­t­wyth: Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege of Wales, 1990

Steven­son, Jane, Iain Beav­en and Peter David­son. ‘The Bre­viary of Aberdeen.’ Jour­nal of the Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety, 6 (2011)

Stew­art, William. The Rae press at Kirk­bride and Dum­fries [read 13 March 1902]. Papers of the Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety. 6/2, Octo­ber 1906

Strong­hold of print­ing. Edin­burgh: Heri­ot-Watt Col­lege [1940?] [Reprint­ed from Edin­burgh Evening News, 24 Feb­ru­ary 1940.]

Stow Col­lege of Print­ing: see Glas­gow Col­lege of Build­ing and Printing

Symes, Peter. Kirk­wood & Sons, cop­per­plate engravers. Edin­burgh: Mer­chis­ton Pub­lish­ing, 1999



T & A Con­sta­ble. Alpha­bet­i­cal list of founts. [Edin­burgh: T & A Con­sta­ble, ca.1970]

T & A Con­sta­ble. Book founts. Sup­ple­ment, 1961. Edin­burgh: T. & A. Con­sta­ble, [1961]

T & A Con­sta­ble. Brief notes on the ori­gins of T. & A. Con­sta­ble Ltd. Edin­burgh: T. & A. Con­sta­ble Ltd, 1937

T & A Con­sta­ble. List of founts. [Edin­burgh: T & A Con­sta­ble, 1972]

T & A Con­sta­ble. [A spec­i­men-book of orna­ments, &c.] [Edin­burgh: T & A Con­sta­ble, 188?]-1962

T & A Con­sta­ble. Stand­ing orders received from pub­lish­ers. 22nd ed. Edin­burgh: T. & A. Con­sta­ble, 1937

Thomas Allan. Spec­i­mens of book, job­bing and dis­play type, orna­ments, etc. Edin­burgh: T Allen, [1908?]

Thomas Nel­son. 200 years: hon­or­ing God, serv­ing peo­ple, 1798–1998. 3v. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nel­son Pub­lish­ers, [1998]

Thomas Nel­son & Sons. How books are made: a vis­it to a print­ing and pub­lish­ing house. Lon­don: T. Nel­son, 1947

Thomas Nel­son & Sons. A list of the facil­i­ties at Thomas Nel­son (Print­ers) Ltd. Edin­burgh: T. Nel­son & Sons Ltd, [c.a.1967]

Thomas Nel­son & Sons. ‘Nel­sons’ of Edin­burgh: a short his­to­ry of the firm. Edin­burgh: Thomas Nel­son & Sons, [ca 1910]

Thomas Nel­son & Sons. Roll of hon­our: Thomas Nel­son & Sons Ltd, Park­side Works, Edin­burgh. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 1917

Thomp­son, Alis­tair E ‘Chap­book print­ers’ Bib­lio­theck 6/3 (1972)

Thom­son, Alis­tair G. The paper indus­try in Scot­land 1590–1861. Edin­burgh: Scot­tish Aca­d­e­m­ic Press, 1974

Thom­son, Frances M. 1967. ‘John Wil­son, an Ayr­shire print­er, pub­lish­er and book-sell­er’ Bib­lio­theck 5/2 (1967)

Thom­son, Thomas. Rhymes and songs for print­ers. Edin­burgh: [no pub­lish­er], 1897

Tier­ney, James H. ‘Ear­ly Glas­gow News­pa­pers, peri­od­i­cals and direc­to­ries’ Trans­ac­tions of the Old Glas­gow Club, Vol VII (Ses­sions 1933–1938) + NS I, 1947–1952

To cel­e­brate five hun­dred years of Scot­tish Print­ing: 1507–1509. Old­ham:  Incline Press; St. John’s, New­found­land: Run­ning the Goat, 2007–2009

Trades Union Con­gress, Print­ing Indus­tries Com­mit­tee. Prospects for print : the dif­fi­cul­ties and chal­lenges fac­ing the print­ing indus­try. [Lon­don]: NATSOPA, NGA, NUJ, SOGAT and SLADE, 1981

Trans­ac­tions of the Edin­burgh Bib­li­o­graph­i­cal Soci­ety. 1938–2005

Turn­bull, Archie R. Short-run pub­lish­ing an inter­im report on the pub­li­ca­tion pro­ce­dures of Edin­burgh Uni­ver­si­ty Press. Edin­burgh: Edin­burgh Uni­ver­si­ty Press, [1970] [Repr. from Pen­rose Annu­al 1970]

Turn­bull, Archie R. William and Robert Cham­bers 1800–1883. Edin­burgh; Lon­don: W & R Cham­bers, [1952]

Turn­bull & Spears. The prin­ci­pal founts in use by Turn­bull & Spears. Edin­burgh: Turn­bull & Spears, [1915]

Turn­bull & Spears. A ref­er­ence book to the prin­ci­pal books founts used by Turn­bull & Spears, print­ers. Edin­burgh: Turn­bull & Spears, [191- — 1936]