References for Nicolas Vilant
- A D D Craik and A Roberts, Mathematics teaching and teachers at St Andrews University, 1765-1858, in History of Universities 24 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009), 206-279.
- A D D Craik, A forgotten British analyst: Nicolas Vilant (1737-1807). In preparation.
- D M Masson, Memories of two Cities, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, in F Masson (ed.), Macmillan's Magazine (Oliphant, Anderson & Co., Edinburgh and London, 1864-65).
- N Vilant, The Elements of Mathematical Analysis, abridged, For the Use of Students. Edinburgh, n.d. . Enlarged in 1798 with additional Notes and 28-page Synopsis of Book V. of Euclid's Elements. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, and F Wingrave, London (1783/1798).