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Misadventure in the Middle East

Travels as Tramp, Artist & Spy

by Henry Hemming

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • Middle East,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9001571M
    ISBN 101857883950
    ISBN 109781857883954


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