Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland

PRESHOME CHAPEL LIBRARY

The library of the Chapel House at Preshome, Banffshire, deposited in 1975 by the Trustees, which consists of over 4,700 books, pamphlets and periodical parts. The collection is predominantly theological and religious in content, but there are also works on literature, history, philosophy, economics and law. Much of the material was collected by Bishop James Kyle (1788-1869), Vicar-Apostolic of the Northern District of Scotland from 1828 to 1869.

D. McRoberts, ‘Some Sixteenth-century Scottish Breviaries’, The Innes Review, 3 (1952), 33-48.

Shelfmark: PCL.

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