Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

BLAIR COLLECTION

A group of 502 volumes collected by Lady Evelyn Stewart Murray (1868-1940), and presented in 1958 by the 10th Duke of Atholl. They consist mainly of religious and literary works in Scottish Gaelic, including 19th-century editions of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, hymn-books and song-books, translations of the works of such writers as John Bunyan, Thomas Boston and Peter Grant, and a number of the Gaelic tracts published by Peter Drummond in Stirling. The collection also contains books, pamphlets and journals dealing with the other Celtic languages and societies.

Shelfmark: Blair.

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