Scottish authors today being a checklist of authors born in Scotland together with brief particulars of authors born elsewhere who are currently working ... pseudonyms; (County authors today series) by Geoffrey Handley-Taylor

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  • Authors, Scottish,
  • Scotland,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Directories

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Number of Pages82
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ISBN 100856490032
ISBN 109780856490033

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