Poems of Robert Burns
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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Laurence Brander
SeriesWorld"s classics -- 515, World"s classics -- 515.
ContributionsBrander, Laurence, 1903-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 333 p.
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26907514M
OCLC/WorldCa8435524

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