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Appin mystery

MaМЂiri MacDonald

Appin mystery

fact and folklore

by MaМЂiri MacDonald

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Published by (West Highland Publications) in (Scotland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campbell, Colin, -- d.1752.,
  • Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746.

  • Edition Notes

    Ill on inside cover.

    Statementcompiled and illustrated by Màiri MacDonald.
    SeriesWest Highland series -- no.1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA814.C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22362562M


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