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list of the portraits in the Royal Society of Edinburgh, with biographical notes

Douglas Guthrie

list of the portraits in the Royal Society of Edinburgh, with biographical notes

by Douglas Guthrie

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Published by [Royal Society of Edinburgh] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh.,
  • Scotland -- Biography -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    From Year book of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1959/60.

    Statementby Douglas Guthrie.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19833659M

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