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4 edition of Popular traditions of Glasgow found in the catalog.

Popular traditions of Glasgow

historical, legendary and biographical.

by Andrew Wallace

  • 277 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Morison in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Scotland -- Glasgow.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22890250M
    OCLC/WorldCa15049512

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