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Old Scotch songs & poems.

Wilson, James Sir

Old Scotch songs & poems.

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Published by Oxford university press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballads, Scots.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22919992M


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