Middle East and Islam a bibliographical introduction : supplement, 1977-1983

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Statementedited by Paul Auchterlonie.
SeriesBibliotheca Asiatica ;, 20
ContributionsAuchterlonie, Paul., Middle East Libraries Committee.
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LC ClassificationsZ3013 .M48 1986 Suppl.
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Paginationvi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL2128870M
ISBN 103300000017
LC Control Number88191369

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