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The Egyptian world

Margaret Oliphant

The Egyptian world

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Published by Kingfisher in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p90.- Includes index.

    StatementMargaret Oliphant.
    SeriesKingfisher history library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18649438M
    ISBN 100862724112
    OCLC/WorldCa59894342


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