Nubia: a drowning land by Margaret S. Drower

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Published by Longmans in Harlow .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Nubia.

Subjects:

  • Nubia.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 84.

Book details

Statement[by] Margaret Drower; paintings by Alan Sorrell.
ContributionsSorrell, Alan, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT135.N8 D76 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4998606M
ISBN 100582164400
LC Control Number76499536

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