peasantry of the border an appeal in their behalf by William Stephen Gilly

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Published by Bratton Publishing Ltd in Edinburgh .

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  • Housing, Rural -- Great Britain.,
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Statementby W. S. Gilly.
LC ClassificationsHD7289.G8 G54 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination48, 5, [17] p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5248374M
ISBN 100859750035
LC Control Number75320649

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