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Birrens and its antiquities ... an account of recent excavations.

James Macdonald

Birrens and its antiquities ... an account of recent excavations.

by James Macdonald

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Published by printed at theStandard office in Dumfries .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBarbour, James.
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21396035M

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Birrens and its antiquities ... an account of recent excavations by James Macdonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birrens and its Antiquities with an account of Recent Excavations and their Results, by James Macdonald and James Barbour, reprinted with additions from the Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, pub. Dumfries Quarto.

Black cartonnage boards with cloth spine. The boards bearing the title 'Birrens and its. Pompeii: Its History, Buildings, And Antiquities. An Account Of The Destruction Of The City, With A Full Description Of The Remains, And Of The Recent Excavations, And Also An Itinerary For Visitors [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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