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2 edition of Orkney. found in the catalog.

Orkney.

Patrick Bailey

Orkney.

by Patrick Bailey

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Orkney (Scotland),
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Islands -- Scotland.,
    • Orkney (Scotland)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 231-236.

      SeriesThe Island series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.O6 B15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5011741M
      ISBN 100715350055
      LC Control Number76570597

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