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In search of ancient Scotland

a guide for the independent traveler

by Gerald M. Ruzicki

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Aspen Grove in Mead, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Scotland -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- Scotland -- Guidebooks.,
    • Scotland -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-331) and index.

      StatementGerald M. Ruzicki, Dorothy A. Ruzicki.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsRuzicki, Dodie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA870 .R89 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination335 p. :
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL53958M
      ISBN 100966449606
      LC Control Number99063546

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