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Who was Scotland"s first printer?.

J. Reid

Who was Scotland"s first printer?.

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Alan McQuarrie introduces Scotland's first printed book, the Breviary of Aberdeen. The Breviary of Aberdeen, published in Edinburgh inwas Scotland’s first printed such, it looks both forward and back.

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