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Constantinople the story of the old capital of the empire by William Holden Hutton

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Published by J. M. Dent & Co in London .
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  • Istanbul (Turkey)

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Edition Notes

Statement by William Holden Hutton...Illustrated by Sydney Cooper.
SeriesMediaeval towns
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 343p. :
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20711858M

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