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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Istanbul (Turkey),
  • Turkey,
  • Istanbul

Subjects:

  • City walls -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History.,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Antiquities, Byzantine.,
  • Turkey -- Antiquities, Byzantine.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1910 ed. published by J. Milne, London.

Statementby B. Granville Baker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR729 .B34 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p., [29] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5325690M
ISBN 100404565093
LC Control Number72178513

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