Growth of the Printing Industry in Edinburgh
Printing in Scotland began in Edinburgh in 1508 with the establishment by Chepman and Myllar of the Cowgate press.
For an online resource which details the history of Scottish publishing please see History of Scottish Publishing written by David Finkelstein.
To trace the spread of printing throughout Scotland please see The Spread of Scottish Printing published by the National Library of Scotland.
For notable dates in Edinburgh's printing history please see the timeline.