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A History Book For Scots Selections From Scotichronicon by Walter Bower

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Published by Mercat Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Scotland - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsD. E. R. Watt (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8654015M
ISBN 101873644841
ISBN 109781873644843

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