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Scottish prose of the seventeenth & eighteenth centuries

John Hepburn Millar

Scottish prose of the seventeenth & eighteenth centuries

Being a course oflectures delivered in the University of Glasgow in 1912.

by John Hepburn Millar

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Published by J. Maclehose and Sons in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish prose literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20731770M

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