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Scotland"s ghosts and apparitions

Terence W. Whitaker

Scotland"s ghosts and apparitions

by Terence W. Whitaker

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Ghosts -- Scotland.,
    • Legends -- Scotland.,
    • Apparitions -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTerence Whitaker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .W52 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1280661M
      ISBN 100709044410
      LC Control Number92137633
      OCLC/WorldCa28549591

      Source: The Denham Tracts, edited by James Hardy, (London: Folklore Society, ), vol. 2, pp. This two volume work brings together various folklore publications of Michael Aislabie Denham first published between and Denham's title for this piece is "Ghosts . Dec 1, - Explore wadepierce's board "Ghosts and Apparitions" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ghost pictures, Real ghosts, Ghost photos pins.

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