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9 edition of Early popular poetry of Scotland and the northern border found in the catalog.

Early popular poetry of Scotland and the northern border

by Laing, David

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Published in London, Reeves and Turner .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scottish poetry -- To 1700,
    • Romances, Scottish,
    • Scotland -- Poetry

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Laing, LL. D. in 1822 and 1826; re-arranged ad revised with additons and a glossary, by W. Carew Hazlitt.
      SeriesLibrary of old authors
      ContributionsHazlitt, William Carew, 1834-1913, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8656 .L5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176813M
      LC Control Numbera 14000780
      OCLC/WorldCa1697858

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