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Lomax Press specialises in books on brewing history, business history, crime and detective fiction, publishing history, and Scottish history. All prices quoted are for delivery in the UK. For prices for delivery outside the UK please contact us for a quote.


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A fervent mind: the life of Ruthven Todd
A fervent mind: the life of Ruthven Todd
A fervent mind: the life of Ruthven Todd

by Peter Main.


This is the first biography of the poet and author Ruthven Todd (1914-1978). It describes his involvement with famous writers and artists in Scotland, London, America and Mallorca and includes a selection of his poems, many previously unpublished.

£23 (plus £2 P&P in the UK)


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De Raphaeli
De Raphaeli
De Raphaeli

by Alan Sangster.


De Raphaeli contains a transcription and critical English translation of the earliest known accounting manual: Rules of Bookkeeping. Written in 1475, it guided others in how to teach the subject, not least Luca Pacioli whose printed rendition of 1494 publicised the method we still use today.

£26 (plus £2 P&P in the UK)


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George Meikle Kemp: architect of the Scott Monument
George Meikle Kemp: architect of the Scott Monument
George Meikle Kemp: architect of the Scott Monument

by Morven Leese.


'This book should be of interest to many: book-eager Edinburghers, visitors interested in the phenomenon that is the Scott Monument, and readers interested in architectural history.'
Dr Willis Pickard.

£12 (plus £2 P&P in the UK)


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