The Scottish islands. by George Scott-Moncrieff

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Published by Batsford in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Hebrides (Scotland),
  • Orkney (Scotland),
  • Shetland (Scotland)

Subjects:

  • Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Orkney (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
  • Shetland (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA878 .S37
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6123493M
LC Control Number52040890
OCLC/WorldCa400675

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