Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

MAITLAND THOMSON COLLECTION

A collection of early English plays and some volumes of poetry and devotional works, presented in 1912 by John Maitland Thomson (1847-1923), Advocate and Curator of the Historical Department of the Scottish Record Office (1895-1906). It consists of 101 volumes comprising 156 works; the plays are mostly 17th-century editions, but there are two 16th-century and three 18th-century editions, as well as three incunables.

Shelfmark: H.3.c-H.3.e.

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