Journal of a tour in the Highlands made in the year 1787 by Robert Burns

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  • Burns, Robert, -- 1759-1796 -- Manuscripts,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- Description and travel

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Statementby Robert Burns. Reproduced in facsimile from his original manuscript in the possession of William K. Bixby, with introd. and transcript by J. C. Ewing
ContributionsEwing, James Cameron
The Physical Object
Pagination17, 29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16673835M
LC Control Number34001939

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