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Select views of the lakes of Scotland

John Fleming

Select views of the lakes of Scotland

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Published by Joseph Swan in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfrom original paintings by John Fleming; engraved by Joseph Swan;with historical and descriptive illustrations by John M. Leighton.
ContributionsSwan, Joseph., Leighton, John M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20663729M


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