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Dances of Scotland

Jean C Milligan

Dances of Scotland

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Published by Chanticleer Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk dancing, Scottish,
  • Folk dance music -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean C. Milligan and D. G. MacLennan ; illustrated by Rowland A. Beard
    SeriesHandbooks of European national dances, Handbooks of European national dances
    ContributionsMacLennan, D. G
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1646.S35 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14684278M


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