Highlanders of Scotland by W. F. Skene

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Published by E. Mackay in Stirling (Scotland) .

Written in English

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  • Clans,
  • Ethnology -- Scotland,
  • Highlands (Scotland)

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Statementby the late William F. Skene... Ed., with excursus and notes, by Alexander Macbain.
ContributionsMacBain, Alexander, 1855-1907., Zimmer, Heinrich, 1851-1910, former owner
LC ClassificationsDA880.H6
The Physical Object
Pagination[2],xviii,[2],427,[1]p., [2] plates [front. (p.ort.), and map.] :
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19394283M
LC Control Number02022094

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