Books from the Arab world

a guide to selection and acquisition
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  • English
Middle East Libraries Committee , Durham
Acquisition of Middle Eastern publications -- Great Britain., Book selection -- Great Bri


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Statementby Katherine Van de Vate.
SeriesResearch guides ;, 4
ContributionsMiddle East Libraries Committee.
LC ClassificationsZ688.A66 V36 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2115475M
ISBN 100948889020
LC Control Number88171004

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