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poetry and humor of the Scottish language.

Charles Mackay

poetry and humor of the Scottish language.

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Published by A. Gardner; [etc., etc.] in Paisley [Scotland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scots language.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Mackay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE2106 .M24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 522 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6525574M
    LC Control Number10031860
    OCLC/WorldCa889013


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