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The story of Edinburgh

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton

The story of Edinburgh

by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton

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Published by J. M. Dent & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by Herber Railton and J. Ayton Symington
    SeriesMediaeval towns, Mediaeval town series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 415 p.
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26983977M
    OCLC/WorldCa1228558

      The story of how Edinburgh New Town came to be is a modern one, but also distinctly municipal. Eighteenth-century Europe was a period of rapid expansion as .   The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark, The wry and witty tale of Edinburgh teacher Miss Brodie's prime and fall is an unmissable read. "Now they were in a .

    About this Item: W. Creech Edinburgh and J. Murray London, Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Good plus. First edition, second issue. Includes fp. map and 14 foldout illustrations.(complete) This issue was published with illustrations in The Story of Edinburgh Crystal by H W Woodward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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