The story of the Nova Scotia tartan
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Published by Petheric Press in [Halifax, N.S.] .
Written in English


  • Tartans.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Nova Scotia historical quarterly, v. 2, no. 2, June 1972.

StatementMarjorie Major.
LC ClassificationsF1037
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16414564M
ISBN 100919380085

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