The fighting Cochranes a Scottish clan over six hundred years of naval and military history by Alexander Cochrane

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Published by Quiller in London .

Written in English

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  • Cochrane, Clan.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p446-455. - Includes index.

Book details

StatementAlexander Cochrane in collaboration with the 14th Earl of Dundonald.
ContributionsDundonald, Ian Douglas Cochrane, Earl of.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA758.3.C6
The Physical Object
Pagination469p.,(24)p. of plates :
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22305791M
ISBN 100907621198
OCLC/WorldCa10938110

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