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The sarcophagus

Claudine Roland

The sarcophagus

life and death on the Nile

by Claudine Roland

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Published by Puffin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementClaudine Roland ; translated by Patrick White ; Illustrated by Jean-Michel Payet.
SeriesHistory through objects
ContributionsPayet, Jean-Michel.
The Physical Object
Pagination45p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14951095M
ISBN 100140369619
OCLC/WorldCa60235878

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