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Legends of the north The guidman o" Inglismill, and, The fairy bride by Patrick Buchan

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Published by Edmonston & Douglas in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Statementwith glossary and introductions byDr. Patrick Buchan.
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Open LibraryOL19118698M

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