The Near East by W. Y. Morgan

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Published by Crane & Co. in Topeka, [Kan.] .

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Statementby W.Y. Morgan ; illustrated by Albert T. Reid.
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Pagination246 p., [7] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL22887621M

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