Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2011

688 Pages | 60 B/W illustrations, 41 colour illustrations

ISBN: 9780748619122

Bookseller Code (06)

The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 2: Enlightenment and Expansion 1707-1800

edited by Stephen Brown and Warren McDougall

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Discusses copyright and piracy with new data at a time when intellectual property laws are returning to 18th-century precedents
  • Provides new understandings of Scotland's early modern readerships, including women's libraries, music literacy, and the way in which Scots found in the growth of literacy an international marketplace for intellectual property
  • Original scholarship and previously unpublished source material on secular Gaelic print
  • 16 exclusive full colour images of rare Scottish bindings from private collections, 25 additional colour plates and 60 black and white illustrations