India in the early 19th century an Iranian"s travel account : translation of Mirʼat ul-ahwal-i jahan numa by AhМЈmad BehbahaМ„niМ„

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Statementby Ahmad Behbahani ; translated by A.F. Haider.
ContributionsK̲h̲udā Bak̲h̲sh Oriyanṭal Pablik Lāʼibrerī.
LC ClassificationsDS412 .A4513 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
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Open LibraryOL162075M
LC Control Number99938049

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