Edinburgh Castle by Richard Fawcett

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Published by HMSO. in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Statementtext by Richard Fawcett, Iain Macivor and Bent Petersen; edited by Nicholas Reynolds.
ContributionsMacIvor, Iain., Petersen, Bent., Reynolds, Nicholas.
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Open LibraryOL13733757M

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