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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) 17801840. 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 4/34 (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, 19291937 and Printing and Stationery Department 19371958. 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 (18001857). 2001

Schenck, David J. Directory of the lithographic printers of Scotland 18201870: 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 18201870 : 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, 19191927

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, 19611963

Scottish Graphical Association journal. Glasgow: Scottish Graphical Association, 19741975

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, 18531903 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, 18571909

Scottish typographical journal. Glasgow: Scottish Typographical Association, 19091973

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, 19461951. 2nd series Summer 1951. Continued by Collectors items

Sinclair, Alexander. Fifty years of newspaper life 18451895 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 15071947. 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, 18801930: 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, 17981998. 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 15901861. 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 19331938) + NS I, 19471952

To celebrate five hundred years of Scottish Printing: 15071509. Oldham:  Incline Press; St. John’s, Newfoundland: Running the Goat, 20072009

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. 19382005

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 18001883. 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]