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Biographia scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

containing a short account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons and remarkable characters, natives of Scotland, from the earliest ages to the present time.

by John Stark

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Published by Printed by J. Stark and A. Constable and Ogle and Aikman in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScottish biographical dictionary.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationunpaged.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23384550M
    OCLC/WorldCa4643645

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