Portrait of the Burns Country (and Galloway) by Douglas, Hugh

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Published by Hale in London .

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  • Ayrshire (Scotland),
  • Dumfriesshire (Scotland),
  • Scotland.


  • Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland.,
  • Literary landmarks -- Scotland.,
  • Ayrshire (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Ayrshire (Scotland) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
  • Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementHugh Douglas ; pictures by Iain Coates.
SeriesPortrait books
LC ClassificationsDA880.A9 D6 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4933092M
ISBN 100709153686
LC Control Number76359950

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