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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelSeries
Ref NoMS 3233/20
TitleThe Aberdeen University Press Printed Archive 1840 - 1978 with a checklist with introduction and commentary by DR HMR Watt
Date1840 - 1993
Extent1 volume
DescriptionThe book collection was deposited in 1989. The collection consists of examples of the book production of the Press and its constituent printing and bookbinding houses. There are 269 volumes in the collection, reference MS 3233/20/AUP/1-269

The Checklist titled 'The Aberdeen University Press Printed Archive 1840 - 1978: a checklist with introduction and commentary by DR HMR Watt, 1993' incorporates many notes on matters of bibliographic interest or regarding typographical or other physical features of the books. The comments were prepared by Harold Watt who also appended remarks, sometimes subjective in nature, intended to fill out the background to the conversion of an author's MS into book form.
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