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Brydone, James

Record IDcni00059567
Last Edit2015-04-08

General Note

Thornton & Brydone published a children's chapbook “History of Beasts”. There is a coloured copy in the National Library of Scotland. He also published a series of “New Juvenile Keepsakes or Nursery Panoramas”, coloured at sixpence each. While at the Hanover Street [i.e. between 1839 and 1858], James Brydone published a numbered series of chapbooks. in 1856 he published “Brydone's Historical and Descriptive Guide through the City of Edinburgh”. Scottish Advertiser Office in 1864; Edinburgh & Leith Circular Office 1867-68; steam power printing etc. in 1870; Robert Luke was listed as a wine and spirit merchant in 1880; Brydone apparently retired in 1893. The Railway Directory Office was continued by a John Stewart until 1910.

More Information

Dates of Activity1836-1893
Activityprinter, publisher and bookseller
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityEdinburgh
Edinburgh; 10 Duncan Street (1836 - 1837)
Edinburgh; 10 Dublin Street (1838)
Edinburgh; 17 Hanover Street (1839 - 1858)
Edinburgh; 12 Elder Street (1861 - 1865)
Edinburgh; *12 Elder Street (1866 - 1880)

Related Entries

See alsoThornton & Brydone, printers and booksellers (1836 - 1838)
19 South St David's Street, **Edinburgh
J. Brydone and Sons, printers, engravers, lithographers, publishers, booksellers, and Railway Directory Office (1859)
*17 Hanover Street, **Edinburgh
Brydone and [Robert Luke] (1881 - 1893)
*12 Elder Street, **Edinburgh


HeadingBrydone, James
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index
Variant NameJames Brydone, printer, publisher and bookseller (1836 - 1837)
James Brydone (1866 - 1880)


Found inEdin Dir. — Chapbook Printers