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13 edition of Precipitous city found in the catalog.

Precipitous city

the story of literary Edinburgh

by Trevor Royle

  • 320 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Mainstream Pub., Taplinger Pub. in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Edinburgh (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh.
    • Subjects:
    • Scottish literature -- History and criticism,
    • Literary landmarks -- Scotland -- Edinburgh,
    • Edinburgh (Scotland) in literature,
    • Authors, Scottish -- Biography,
    • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Intellectual life

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTrevor Royle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8511 .R69 1980
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination210 p., [4] leaves of plates
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4117241M
      ISBN 100800865022
      ISBN 109780800865023
      LC Control Number80050316
      OCLC/WorldCa6831646

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