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The traveler"s key to Northern India

a guide to the sacred places of Northern India
  • 547 Pages
  • 0.42 MB
  • English
Knopf , New York
Shrines, Guidebooks, Te
StatementAlistair Shearer
LC ClassificationsBL2015.T4 S53 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 547 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24765988M
ISBN 100394516524
ISBN 139780394516523
LC Control Number83047887

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