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Lomax Press specialises in books on brewing history, business history, crime and detective fiction, publishing history, and Scottish history.

In preparation:

The brewers and breweries of Argyllshire, Dunbartonshire and Lanarkshire, by Forbes Gibb.

David Cousin: Edinburgh’s city architect, by Morven Leese.

A fervent mind: the life of Ruthven Todd, by Peter Main.



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John Westhouse and Peter Lunn: two wartime publishing houses and their founder, by Peter Main, with essays by Robin Kinross and Terry Sole.

'This book illuminates a previously obscure corner of British publishing in the 1940s.' Christopher Burke, Journal of the Printing Historical Society.

£34 (plus £4 postage and packing in the UK)

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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 postage and packing in the UK)

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Libr. XV: Cotrugli and de Raphaeli on business and bookkeeping in the Renaissance, presented by Alan Sangster.

£89 (post free within the UK)

£60 to members of professional accounting bodies (post free within the UK and Ireland) - contact us with your details of membership.

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