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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lawrence, T. E. -- 1888-1935.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey and the Middle East.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Arab countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

This ed. first published: 1934.

Statementby Robert Graves.
SeriesFlorin Books
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20209087M

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