Edinburgh, mine own romantic town
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Edinburgh, mine own romantic town containing twenty-four full-page reproductions from pencil drawings by the author. by Gordon Home

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Published by A.& C. Black in London .
Written in English


  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Description and travel,
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- History

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LC ClassificationsDA890 E3 H6
The Physical Object
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16019094M

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