The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, or the Original, Antiquated, and Natural Curiosities of the South of Scotland

The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, or the Original, Antiquated, and Natural Curiosities of the South of Scotland : Containing Sketches of Eccentric Characters and Curious Places, with Explanations of Singular Words, Terms, and Phrases; Interspersed Wit

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Excerpt from The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, or the Original, Antiquated, and Natural Curiosities of the South of Scotland: Containing Sketches of Eccentric Characters and Curious Places, With Explanations of Singular Words, Terms, and Phrases; Interspersed With Poems, Tales, Anecdotes, &C. And Various Other Strange Matters Bo these things as they may, however, either as fancied, or, like the great English Lexicographer's Two-and-forty pounder before the door of a swine-stye, I shall proceed as quietly as possible, though, most likely, in a rambling manner. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 689g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243287755
  • 9780243287758