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Scotch courtiers, and the court. Dedicated to the poet laurate. by Catherine Sinclair

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Published by W. Whyte and company; [etc., etc.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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StatementBy Catherine Sinclair ...
LC ClassificationsPR5452.S5 S4
The Physical Object
Pagination121 (i.e. 119 p.)
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6723239M
LC Control Number28031256

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