Turkish coffee and the fertile crescent
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Turkish coffee and the fertile crescent wanderings through the Lebanon, Mesopotamia, Israel, Jordan and Syria. by Colette Modiano

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English



  • Middle East


  • Middle East -- Description and travel.

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Includes index.

LC ClassificationsDS49.7 .M655 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p., [12] p. of plates.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5110454M
ISBN 100718111214
LC Control Number74182977

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