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Scotland and its whiskies

[the great whiskies, the distilleries and their landscapes]

by Michael Jackson

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Duncan Baird in London .
Written in English

  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Whiskey -- Scotland.,
    • Scotland -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Jackson ; photography by Harry Cory Wright.
      ContributionsWright, Harry Cory.
      LC ClassificationsTP605 .J325 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3458403M
      ISBN 101844831221
      ISBN 109781844831227
      LC Control Number2005391457

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