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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementa new translation [from the Arabic] with an introduction by N.J. Dawood.
SeriesThe Penguin classics -- L71
ContributionsDawood, N. J. 1927-
The Physical Object
Pagination212p.,18cm
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16659003M

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