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7 edition of Astonishing Scotland! found in the catalog.

Astonishing Scotland!

a cheeky thesaurus of Scottishness

by Jim Hewitson

  • 325 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Black & White in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History -- Miscellanea,
    • Scotland -- Miscellanea

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJim Hewitson.
      GenreMiscellanea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA761 .H48 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3770200M
      ISBN 101902927672
      LC Control Number2003501715
      OCLC/WorldCa51991443

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