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James Boswell, 1740-1795

the Scottish perspective

by Roger Craik

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Boswell, James, 1740-1795 -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland.,
    • Authors, Scottish -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoger Craik.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsFaculty of Advocates (Scotland)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3325 .C73 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1026469M
      ISBN 100114942269
      LC Control Number96101725
      OCLC/WorldCa31673173


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