David Allister d.ca.1851

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David ALLISTER d.ca.1851?


The books of David Allister W.S. [Writer to the Signet], who has not been traced, were auctioned in Edinburgh, beginning 3 February 1852, as part of a joint sale with the library of Sir John Graham Dalyell, and others.


  • Catalogue of an extensive and valuable collection of books ... comprising the libraries of the late Sir John Graham Dalyell ... the late David Allister, Esq. W.S. and a gentleman recently deceased, 3 February 1852, Edinburgh, 1852 (copy in the National Library of Scotland, X.45.b.3(5)).
  • Information from Brian Hillyard.