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Seventeen poems for sixpence

Sorley MacLean

Seventeen poems for sixpence

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Published by Chalmers Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title: 17 poems for 6d in Gaelic, Scots & English.

Other titles17 poems for 6d.
Statementby Somhairle Mac Ghill-Eathain and Robert Garioch.
ContributionsGarioch, Robert, 1909-1981.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19966295M

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