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Her Majesty"s historiographer

James Kirk

Her Majesty"s historiographer

Gordon Donaldson, 1913-1993 : a portrait

by James Kirk

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Published by Scottish Academic Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donaldson, Gordon, -- 1913-,
  • Historians -- Scotland -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby James Kirk.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA759.7.D66 K57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 291 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21014917M
    ISBN 100707307260

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