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David Cairns, an autobiography

D. S. Cairns

David Cairns, an autobiography

some recollections of a long life, and selected letters

by D. S. Cairns

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Published by S.C.M. Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theologians -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by his son and daughter ; with a memoir by Professor D.M. Baillie.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsBaillie, D. M. 1887-1954., Cairns, David, 1904-, Cairns, A. H.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18582188M

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