The John Murray Archive at the National Library of Scotland

John McMurray established the publishing house of John Murray in 1768. Over seven generations the firm grew to become one of the world's greatest publishers.

The firm's historical archive (to 1920) of over 150,000 items is now at the National Library of Scotland. Browse a selection of these iems on this site for an insight into the works of many great writers in the fields of literature, science, politics, travel and exploration.

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