Special and Named Printed Collections in the National Library of Scotland
ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL, EDINBURGH, LIBRARY
A collection of 226 volumes, which until 1968 were part of the Library of the Royal High School, Edinburgh. The Library purchased 94 volumes in 1968 and a further 132 were presented by Edinburgh Public Libraries in 1973. A number of the works are Greek and Latin literary texts and commentaries on them; there are also some works of general literature, history and geography, mostly published in the 17th, the 18th and the 19th century, but including one incunable and seven 16th-century books.