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Aberdeen curiosities

Robert Smith

Aberdeen curiosities

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Published by John Donald in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Aberdeen (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Aberdeen (Scotland) -- History.,
    • Aberdeen (Scotland) -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      With 100 quiz questions & 100 answers.

      StatementRobert Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA890.A2 S65 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 151 p. :
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL66520M
      ISBN 100859764729
      LC Control Number99164640
      OCLC/WorldCa41108412

      Aberdeen Books. Aberdeen Curiosities This fascinating journey into Aberdeen's past is crammed with extraordinary stories about the people, events and place s that have played an important part in its history over the centuries and which have left their mark in the city's collective memory. In the city where the SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT ushered in a new age of discovery, explore how Edinburgh’s curiosities and creators have shaped our town and the modern world. Our walking tour will reveal highlights from the OBJECTS initiative that’s currently running in Edinburgh and will no doubt fire your curiosity even more!


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