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Autobiography.

Author Andrew Aird
Title Autobiography.
Imprint Glasgow: [A. Aird]
Date of Publication 1899
Language English
Notes This is a privately printed autobiography of the Glasgow master printer Andrew Aird (1819-1899), printed in the year of his death and presumably for distribution to family and friends. In the brief "Autobiography" Aird gives information on his humble origins, on his beginnings in the fields of printing and literary production, with sections on his times as apprentice and as journeyman, and he writes on the books he authored, such as "Letterpress printing in Glasgow during the last fifty years", and "Reminiscences of editors, reporters, and printers, during the last sixty years". He also discusses his much longer work "Glimpses of Old Glasgow". Several of his religious works are also detailed.
Shelfmark AP.1.216.31
Reference Sources Bookseller's notes
Acquired on 13/05/16
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