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A history of the Jews in Baghdad

David Solomon Sassoon

A history of the Jews in Baghdad

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Published by Published by his son Solomon D.Sassoon; Alcuin P in Letchworth .
Written in English


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Statementby the late David Solomon Sassoon.
The Physical Object
Pagination236p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22836185M


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