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Highlands of Scotland in 1750

Highlands of Scotland in 1750

from manuscript 104 in the King"s library, British Museum


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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Burnham coll.

    Statementwith an introduction by Andrew Lang.
    ContributionsBruce, fl. 1750., Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
    LC ClassificationsDA880 H7 L3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19300439M

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