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The Scottish stories and essays

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Scottish stories and essays

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction,
    • Scotland -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesScottish stories & essays.
      StatementRobert Louis Stevenson ; edited by Kenneth Gelder.
      ContributionsGelder, Ken, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5482 .G45 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1802057M
      ISBN 100852245912, 0852245920
      LC Control Number89206669

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