Falconry in Arabia
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Published by Orbis in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Falconry -- Arabian Peninsula.,
  • Bedouins -- Arabian Peninsula.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Allen ; foreword by Wilfrid Thesiger ; illustrated by Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson.
ContributionsCritchley-Salmonson, Mary-Clare.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSK321
The Physical Object
Pagination142p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20262547M
ISBN 100856136654
OCLC/WorldCa12519724

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