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The Woods of Ireland
Author: Caesar Litton Falkiner
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The edition used in the digital edition
- Illustrations of Irish History and Topography, mainly of the seventeenth century. C. Litton Falkiner (ed), First edition [xvii + 426 pages] Longmans Green, and Co.London, New York, Bombay (1904)
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Created: By C. Litton Falkiner (c. 1904)
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