The land and people of Turkey. by Spencer, William

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesPortraits of the nations series
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23032726M

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