Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland
CASTLE FRASER COLLECTION
A selection of 1,372 volumes, this is a general collection of mainly 18th- and 19th-century works, comprising books, pamphlets, and maps from the library at Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire, presented in 1982 by Mrs Michael Smiley. Subjects covered include history, philosophy, religion, geography, travel and topography, science and medicine, children’s books and school textbooks, classical and modern literature, the latter mostly English and consisting of standard works, but with a substantial run of ‘Gaboriau’s sensational novels’ and other popular novels published in the late 19th century.
The maps are included in the Map Library catalogue