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Edinburgh literary guide

Andrew Lownie

Edinburgh literary guide

by Andrew Lownie

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Published by Canongate Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-154) and index.

      StatementAndrew Lownie ; illustrated by Richard Demarco.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8692.E3 L69 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1495597M
      ISBN 100862413605
      LC Control Number93170610

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