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The lay of the Turings: (A.D. 1316-1849.) A sketch of the family history, feebly conceived and imperfectly executed ...

by H. Mac K.

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Published by Privately printed in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[in verse] by H. M"K [i.e. H. M"Kenzie]. (Notes to the lay, by R[obert] F[razer] T[uring].) [With a genealogical table.]
ContributionsTuring, Robert Frazer, M"Kenzie, H.
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL25192265M

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