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Under Egypt"s spell the influence of Egypt on writers in English from the 18th century by Mursi Saad El Din

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Published by Bellew in London .
Written in English


  • English literature -- Egyptian influences.,
  • Egypt -- Intellectual life.

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Edition Notes

StatementMursi Saad el Din & John Cromer.
ContributionsCromer, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [4] p. of plates
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19658194M
ISBN 100947792546

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