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Man of letters

the early life and love letters of Robert Chambers

by Robert Chambers

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871 -- Correspondence.,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • Popular culture -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Love-letters.,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by C.H. Layman.
      ContributionsLayman, C. H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ325.C44 A3 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 196 p., 10 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1968653M
      ISBN 100748601643, 0748601937
      LC Control Number90204463

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