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Who is Alexander Donaldson?
Alexander Donaldson was a Scottish bookseller, publisher, and printer. Donaldson was the founding publisher of the weekly newspaper, the Edinburgh Advertiser. He was also known for selling cheap copies of books after their copyright had expired in disregard to London booksellers' opinions on literary property.
- parent of James Donaldson
- died on (221 years ago)
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1874)
Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
Its founder was James Donaldson, a successful printer in Edinburgh, son of Alexander Donaldson, publisher, of whom some notice is taken in the articles Boos-rams and COPYRIGHT. In 1763, Alexander started the Edinburgh Advertiser ...
by Allen Reddick
Alexander Donaldson of Edinburgh had challenged the London bookseller Thomas Becket's (and Becket's fourteen partners') right to restrain him from printing and selling edit1ons of Thomson's Seasons, the copyright of which they had ...
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Bruce Ivan Edward Marlay and Alexander Donaldson
WW1 Light Horse soldiers from Queensland, Australia.
Photo credit: Named Faces from the Past