The King of Scots a play about Robert the Bruce by Kemp, Robert

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Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson in Glasgow .

Written in English

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Statementby Robert Kemp.
LC ClassificationsPR6061E4867 K56 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18885819M
ISBN 100851745504

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