From Barra to Butt in the Hebrides
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From Barra to Butt in the Hebrides by Isobel Wylie Hutchison

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Published by National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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StatementIsobel Wylie Hutchison ; with map and 19 illustrations, 7 in natural colors [by] J. Allan Cash.
The Physical Object
Pagination559-580p. (on 23 leaves) :
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17348797M

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