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Sand and sea in Arabia

Lewis, Norman.

Sand and sea in Arabia

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arabian Peninsula,
  • Yemen,
  • Red Sea
    • Subjects:
    • Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel,
    • Yemen -- Description and travel,
    • Red Sea -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Norman Lewis. With 123 illustrations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS207 .L45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, [1] p., 1 l., 123 p.
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6388580M
      LC Control Number39016427
      OCLC/WorldCa3439943


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