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Medieval Cairo and the monastaries of the Wad̄i Natrun̄

Russell, Dorothea Lady Russell.

Medieval Cairo and the monastaries of the Wad̄i Natrun̄

a historical guide

by Russell, Dorothea Lady Russell.

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Published by Wiedenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


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Statementby! Dorothea Russell (Lady Russell Pasha).
The Physical Object
Pagination368p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19479121M

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