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The colonel's mistake

Author Agnes Bowie Shanks
Title The colonel's mistake
Imprint Glasgow: Nisbet
Date of Publication 1883
Language English
Notes This is a privately-printed novella by Agnes Bowie Shanks (d. 1920), wife of the Rev. David Shanks (1828-1887), Minister of Craigrownie Church, near Helensburgh. Agnes would go on to have her diary of her trip to the Middle East with her husband printed in 1887 ("Diary of a trip to Egypt and Jerusalem, 1886"). This is one of only two recorded copies, this one being a presentation copy from the author to her son Alfred in 1888.
Shelfmark AB.1.216.12
Acquired on 19/02/16
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