Scots anthology from the thirteenth to the twentieth century

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .

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Statementedited by John W. Oliver and J. C. Smith.
ContributionsOliver, John W., Smith, J. C.
The Physical Object
Pagination518p.
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20301094M

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