11 edition of Out of Afghanistan found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -425) and index.
|Statement||Diego Cordovez, Selig S. Harrison.|
|Contributions||Harrison, Selig S.|
|LC Classifications||DS371.2 .C67 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 450 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||450|
|LC Control Number||94022301|
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