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The fortified house in Scotland. by Nigel G. Tranter

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Scotland.

Subjects:

  • Castles -- Scotland.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Scotland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Imprint varies.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA7745 .T7
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5904750M
LC Control Number64002990
OCLC/WorldCa3904092

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