▼ Refine Your Categories ▼

Click a term to refine your current search.

Subject

: all » Arts & Humanities » Languages, Language Use & Dictionaries

Resource Type

Language

Social Tags

: all » British literature

Country

More options
[×]

Subject

: Arts & Humanities » Languages, Language Use & Dictionaries
[×]

Social Tags

: British literature

Category: Languages, Language Use & Dictionaries, British literature

1 result

Results

The only known copies of nine of the earliest books printed in Scotland are the most precious items held by the National Library of Scotland in its role as custodian of the nation’s printed heritage.

Known as ‘The Chepman & Myllar Prints’, they were produced in or about 1508 on Scotland’s first printing press, established in Edinburgh (in what is now the Cowgate) by Walter Chepman and Androw Myllar. Chepman, an Edinburgh merchant, provided the money. Myllar, an Edinburgh bookseller who had previously been involved with printing in France, brought with him experience in the book trade.

0
♥ 0
741 reads