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Humorous Scotch stories and sketches

Dufton Scott

Humorous Scotch stories and sketches

by Dufton Scott

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Published by Dufton Scott, J. Menzies in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDufton Scott"s humorous Scotch stories, Dufton Scott"s Scotch stories & sketches
    Statementby Dufton Scott.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22977853M
    OCLC/WorldCa42018870

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