The clans and tartans of Scotland.
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The clans and tartans of Scotland. by Robert Bain

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Published by Collins in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Scotland


  • Clans.,
  • Tartans.,
  • Scotland -- Genealogy.

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Edition Notes

StatementForeword by the Duke of Montrose.
LC ClassificationsDA880.H76 B3 1949
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6072824M
LC Control Number50012573

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