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Brydone, James (1836 - 1893)
Record Identifier
Brydone, James [NLS-SBTI]
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General Notes
Thornton & Brydone published a children's chapbook “History of Beasts”. There is a coloured copy in the National Library of Scotland. He also published a series of “New Juvenile Keepsakes or Nursery Panoramas”, coloured at sixpence each. While at the Hanover Street [i.e. between 1839 and 1858], James Brydone published a numbered series of chapbooks. in 1856 he published “Brydone's Historical and Descriptive Guide through the City of Edinburgh”. Scottish Advertiser Office in 1864; Edinburgh & Leith Circular Office 1867-68; steam power printing etc. in 1870; Robert Luke was listed as a wine and spirit merchant in 1880; Brydone apparently retired in 1893. The Railway Directory Office was continued by a John Stewart until 1910.
printer, publisher and bookseller
Last Change: 2015-04-08
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Related Imprint Names
Thornton & Brydone <printers and booksellers> sbti:add record link (1836-1838)
Related Entry , 19 South St David's Street, **Edinburgh
J. Brydone and Sons <printers, engravers, lithographers, publishers, booksellers, and Railway Directory Office> sbti:add record link (1859)
Related Entry , *17 Hanover Street, **Edinburgh
Brydone and [Robert Luke] sbti:add record link (1881-1893)
Related Entry , *12 Elder Street, **Edinburgh
Variant Names
Variant Names
01 James Brydone <printer, publisher and bookseller> (1836-1837)
02 James Brydone (1866-1880)
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