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The jail dancing and other stories of an old Scottish town (Inverness)

Eona K. Macnicol

The jail dancing and other stories of an old Scottish town (Inverness)

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Published by Albyn Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

  • Inverness (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Historical fiction, Scottish.,
    • Inverness (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Eona Macnicol ; illustrated by John Mackay.
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.M1726 Jai, PR6063.A274 Jai
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126 p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4482191M
      ISBN 100284985910
      LC Control Number79310684

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