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5 edition of dictionary of Scottish history found in the catalog.

dictionary of Scottish history

by Donaldson, Gordon.

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Published by J. Donald, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions in Edinburgh, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGordon Donaldson, Robert S. Morpeth.
      GenreDictionaries.
      ContributionsMorpeth, Robert S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA757.9 .D66 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6803835M
      ISBN 100859760189
      LC Control Number00266174

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