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Published by Scottish Society for Northern Studies in Edinburgh .
Written in English



  • Shetland (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Shetland.


  • Ships, Medieval -- Scotland -- Shetland.,
  • Navigation -- Scotland -- Shetland.,
  • Boatbuilding.,
  • Viking ships.,
  • Shetland (Scotland) -- Civilization -- Scandinavian influences.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by John R. Baldwin.
ContributionsBaldwin, John R.
LC ClassificationsDA880.S5 S43 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2813728M
ISBN 100950599409
LC Control Number83461974

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