Early popular poetry of Scotland and the northern border
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Early popular poetry of Scotland and the northern border edited by David Laing, in 1822 and 1826; re-arranged and rev. with additions and a glossary by Laing, David

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Published by Reeves and Turner in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scottish poetry -- To 1700.,
  • English poetry -- Scottish authors,
  • Romances, Scottish

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of old authors
ContributionsHazlitt, William Carew, 1834-1913,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR8656 L3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17302779M

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