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The pyramids and sphinx by Stewart, Desmond

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Published by Newsweek in New York .
Written in English



  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.


  • Pyramids -- Egypt,
  • Egypt -- Antiquities

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Edition Notes

Statementby Desmond Stewart and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.
SeriesWonders of man
ContributionsNewsweek, inc. Book Division.
LC ClassificationsDT61 .S87
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4917296M
LC Control Number76154725

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