Letters from Edinburgh written in the years 1774 and 1775: containing some observations on the diversions, customs, manners, and laws, of the Scotch nation, during a six months residence in Edinburgh. by Edward Topham

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Published by J. Dodsley in London .

Written in English

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  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.

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GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsDA890.E3 T6
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 383 p.
Number of Pages383
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Open LibraryOL6934441M
LC Control Number03030704

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