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Libr. XV: Cotrugli and de Raphaeli on business and bookkeeping in the Renaissance
Libr. XV: Cotrugli and de Raphaeli on business and bookkeeping in the Renaissance
Libr. XV: Cotrugli and de Raphaeli on business and bookkeeping in the Renaissance

presented by Alan Sangster.


Libr. XV contains two manuscripts bound together in 1476, the earlier dating from 1458. These predate Luca Pacioli’sParticularis de Computis et Scripturis and make this book the first step towards the standardisation of double entry bookkeeping and accounting.

£89 (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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John Westhouse and Peter Lunn: two wartime publishing houses and their founder
John Westhouse and Peter Lunn: two wartime publishing houses and their founder
John Westhouse and Peter Lunn: two wartime publishing houses and their founder

by Peter Main.


This book follows the pattern of its companion volume Peter Lunn: children's publisher. It also surveys the life and career of David Gottlieb, and includes essays by Robin Kinross and Terry Sole on the design and illustrations of Westhouse and Lunn publications.

£34 (plus £2 P&P in the UK)


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