Legends of the fire spirits jinns and genies from Arabia to Zanzibar by Robert W. Lebling

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Published by Counterpoint in Berkeley, CA .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Robert Lebling ; foreword by Tahir Shah
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1552 .L43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566732M
ISBN 101582436320
ISBN 109781582436326
LC Control Number2010017811
OCLC/WorldCa612348315

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Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar. Author. Lebling, Robert & Shah, Tahir. Publisher. Counterpoint. Legends of the fire spirits book Publication Date.

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