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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

John Murray Archive app - National Library of Scotland

The John Murray Archive app takes you on a journey through an amazing publishing dynasty. You will discover some of the hundreds of thousands of items in a unique collection at the National Library of Scotland. The tour covers 7 generations of John Murrays and their writers in five themes:

* Literature
* Travel and exploration
* Science
* Politics and society
* Publishing

Among the famous authors represented are Jane Austen, David Livingstone, Charles Darwin, Lord Byron and Walter Scott

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