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Bannatyne Club

Bannatyne Club, the name given to a club formed in Edinburgh in 1823 to print works of interest relative to the history and literature of Scotland. It was named from G. Bannatyne, who in 1568 preserved the literature of the 15th and 16th centuries. Sir Walter Scott founded the club, which numbered among its members Laing, T. Thomson, and Lord Cockburn.