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ancient capital of Scotland

Samuel Cowan

ancient capital of Scotland

the story of Perth from the invasion of Agricola to the passing of the Reform Bill.

by Samuel Cowan

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perth, Scotland -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 392p. :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18916997M


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