Guide to Scottish Tartans
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Guide to Scottish Tartans by Sir Iain Moncreiffe

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Published by Shepheard-Walwyn Ltd .
Written in English


  • Ethnic studies,
  • Reference works,
  • Scotland,
  • Genealogy,
  • Tartans,
  • Clans

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8302622M
ISBN 100856830348
ISBN 109780856830341

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