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Re: [BKARTS] J. Taylor Seton - Edinburgh binder



Hi Catherine:

The following is taken from the Scottish Book Trade
Index, an invaluable resource that can be found on the
National Library of Scotland website
[http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/resources/sbti/index.html]:

SETON, James Taylor bookbinder Edinburgh
3 Mound Place 1826-30
East Rose Street Lane 1831
6 St Andrew Square 1832-35
The National Library of Scotland has Catalogue of
books and stationary, being part of the stock of
James Taylor Seton, bookinder, Edinburgh; and of
Bourhill & Co. booksellers, Musslburgh. To be sold
by auction, for behoof of creditors by John Carfrae &
Son, Edinburgh 19-22 December, 1831.
Edin Dir

TAYLOR, James bookbinder Edinburgh
Edinburgh 1782-3
Back of the Exchange 1784
Parliament Square 1786-88
Old Post-Office Stairs 1790
Gosford?s Close 1793-1803
Kintore?s Close, Luckenbooths 1804-13
7 James?s Court 1814
Mound Place 1815-24
3 Mound Place 1825
Married Miss Isobel daughter of James Cochran printer
16 September 1782. Burgess and Guild Brother
in right of wife Isobell, daughter of James Cochran
printer 3 August 1786. Letter from him 18 March
1795 National Library of Scotland MS Acc.12009.
Succeeded by James Taylor Seton, 3 Mound Place
label in a book of 1828 in the National Library of
Scotland. Apprentices: James Watson mentioned as
such in letter 18 March 1795. Alexander Tait, Burgess
29 July 1813.
EdinMarr; Edin Dir; EdinBurg; Pigot 1820

BOURHILL & Co booksellers Musselburgh
Musselburgh 1831
The National Library of Scotland has Catalogue of
books and stationary, being part of the stock of
James Taylor Seton, bookinder, Edinburgh; and of
Bourhill & Co. booksellers, Musselburgh. To be
sold by auction, for behoof of creditors by John
Carfrae & Son, Edinburgh 19-22 December, 1831.


Hope this helps!

All best wishes for the festive season to you and
everyone on the list!

Padmini.

Padmini Ray Chaudhury
Centre for the History of the Book,
University of Edinburgh.

ps: If you'd like me to look anything up at the NLS,
don't hesitate to contact me offlist.




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