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  • 'The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland': David Hay Fleming as book collector. 

    Aitchison, Briony; Reid, Peter H. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348914Z.00000000077, 2015-04-21)
    AITCHISON, B. and REID, P.H. 2015. 'The owner of one of the largest and most valuable private libraries in Scotland': David Hay Fleming as book collector. Library and information history [online], 31(2), pages 95-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/1758348914Z.00000000077
    David Hay Fleming, one in a long line of gentlemen scholars, is remembered as an historian, antiquary, and critic. Yet upon his death in 1931 he left his library of nearly 13,000 volumes (together with his personal papers, ...
  • Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. 

    Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://maney.co.uk/index.php/journals/lbh/, 2002)
    REID, PETER H., 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library History, 18 (1), pp. 25-38.
    The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of ...