Richard Burton by Sir Arnold Talbot Wilson

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Published by Oxford University Press, H. Milford in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Mecca.

Subjects:

  • Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.,
  • Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Sir Arnold Wilson ...
Series[Royal Asiatic society of Great Britain and Ireland] Burton memorial lecture., 5th
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG246.B8 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 37, [1] p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6383842M
LC Control Number39005836
OCLC/WorldCa12266555

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