City of saffron by IdwДЃr KharrДЃб№­

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Published by Quartet Books in London .

Written in English

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Translation of: Turābuhā zaʻfarān.

Book details

StatementEdwar al-Kharrat ; translated and introduced by Frances Liardet.
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18958225M
ISBN 100704326930

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Al-Kharrat, Edwar. City of Saffron. Translated and Introduced by Frances Liardet. First Edition in english language. London/New York, Quartet Books, 8°. XIV, pages.

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