The costume of Scotland
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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English



  • Scotland.


  • Clothing and dress -- Scotland.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Telfer Dunbar.
LC ClassificationsGT750 .D79
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3524519M
ISBN 100713425342
LC Control Number82109149

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