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Poems of the Scottish hills

an anthology

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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountains -- Scotland -- Poetry.,
  • English poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementselected by Hamish Brown ; foreword by Norman MacCaig.
    ContributionsBrown, Hamish M., 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1195.M6/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,202p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22355948M
    ISBN 100080284760, 0080284779


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Poems of the Scottish hills by Hamish M. Brown,Aberdeen University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Poems of the Scottish hills.

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