Collection chap - [Collection of nineteenth century Scottish chapbooks]

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CA OTUTF chap

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[Collection of nineteenth century Scottish chapbooks]

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  • 1750-1883 (Creation)

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600 chapbooks

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A collection of approx. 600 chapbooks, mainly from the first half of the nineteenth century, although most are undated. Most are printed in Scotland; imprints include Glasgow, Paisley, Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk, Aberdeen, Ayr and Kilmarnock, as well as London, Sheffield, Newcastle, Manchester, York and Coventry. Most are anonymous but some titles attributed to authors such as Hannah More, Daniel Defoe, Robert Burns, John Bunyan, James Hogg and Allan Ramsay. Many of the titles are illustrated wtih woodcuts.

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No restrictions on access. Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form.

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CA OTUTF chap

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