Special and Named Printed Collections


Collected by John Haxton of Markinch, Fife, and presented by him to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The collection was deposited by the Society in 1934, and transferred to the National Library?s ownership in 1949. There are 191 works in 127 volumes, consisting of editions of the Bible and parts of the Scriptures in English, nearly all of the 16th and the 17th century.

The collection is listed in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 34 (1900), 18-41.

Shelfmark: Haxton.

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