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Published by Published for the Scottish Text Society (by) Aberdeen University Press in (Aberdeen) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesWatson"s choice collection.
Statementedited by Harriet Harvey Wood.
SeriesScottish Text Society : [Publications]. 4th series -- 20, Scottish Text Society -- 20.
ContributionsHarvey Wood, Harriet, 1934-, Watson, James, d.1722.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxi,319p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22614590M
ISBN 100080370020

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