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Exploring the islands of Scotland

Julian Holland

Exploring the islands of Scotland

the ultimate practical guide

by Julian Holland

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Published by Frances Lincoln in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islands -- Scotland -- Guidebooks,
  • Scotland -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJulian Holland.
    GenreGuidebooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA878 .H65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23933296M
    ISBN 100711227586
    ISBN 109780711227583
    LC Control Number2009510178


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