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Scottish diaries and memoirs

James Gabriel Fyfe

Scottish diaries and memoirs

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Published by E. Mackay in Stirling [Scot.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- History -- Sources,
  • Scotland -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementarranged and edited by J.G. Fyfe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA755 F8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18837596M

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