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The steel bonnets

George MacDonald Fraser

The steel bonnets

the story of the Anglo-Scottish Border reivers

by George MacDonald Fraser

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Published by Collins Harvill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brigands and robbers -- Scotland -- Borders -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge MacDonald Fraser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6453.G72B6/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22444373M
    ISBN 100002727463


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