Sir Walter Scott. by Ian Jack

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Published by Longman for the British Council in Harlow .

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  • Scott, Walter, -- Sir, -- 1771-1832

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Previous amended reprint 1964.

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SeriesWriters and their work -- 103
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Open LibraryOL13732669M

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