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Eric David Buchanan
Born 1933

Educated at the Merchiston Castle School and Edinburgh University (M.A. 1953 and L.L.B 1955). Partner (1959-?) of an Edinburgh law firm. He was the son of Eric Buchanan, who in 1937-1938 acted as Ralph Isham's Edinburgh solicitor in a case concerning the rights to a bulk of the Boswell papers which had recently been discovered at Fettercairn House. 

Boswellian impact

Author of The Treasure of Auchinleck, the first full study of the history of the Boswell papers.

Books by author

The site contains further information about the following books authored or edited by David Buchanan: