The first Scottish book on accounting was published in 1683. That book heralded a century during which Scotland established its reputation as a land of accountants: a steady stream of books subsequently appeared from Scottish presses. This bibliography contains over 330 location entries, including 32 non-UK libraries. Periodical articles as well books are included.
Introduction. Part 1: Books Published in Scotland, 1683-1920. Appendix to Part 1 – Books Advertised. Part 2: Printed Transcriptions of Accounts. 1. Books 2. Periodical Articles Part 3: History of Scottish Accounting 1. Books 2. Periodical Articles 3. Biographies. Appendix: Robert Colinson and his Idea Rationaria. Indices.
Accounting carries with its history a vast number of ideas which have slowly developed along with it.
The re-issued volumes in this set, available individually or as a set, together represent an unparalleled opportunity to build a library according to research interests or student requirements. They discuss the following: