Some traditional Scottish dances.
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Some traditional Scottish dances.

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Published by C.W. Beaumont in London .
Written in English

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SeriesThe Imperial Society dance monographs
ContributionsImperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13745850M

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