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Scottish sporting legends

Robert Philip

Scottish sporting legends

by Robert Philip

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Published by Mainstream Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Athletes,
  • Biography,
  • Sports

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-249).

    StatementRobert Philip
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 P456 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25188868M
    ISBN 109781845967703
    LC Control Number2011508311

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