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The pocket book of Scottish quotations

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Quotations, English -- Scotland.,
    • Scots -- Quotations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Other titlesScottish quotations
      Statementcompiled and edited by David Ross.
      GenreQuotations.
      ContributionsRoss, David, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6081 .P57 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 202 p. ;
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6893670M
      ISBN 101841580112
      LC Control Number00690754

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