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Identifier: handbooktravelle00john
Title: A handbook for travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon .
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: John Murray (Firm)
Subjects: India -- Guidebooks Burma -- Guidebooks Sri Lanka -- Guidebooks
Publisher: London : J. Murray Calcutta : Thacker, Spink, & Co.
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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bookid:handbooktravelle00john bookyear:1911 bookdecade:1910 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:John_Murray__Firm_ booksubject:India____Guidebooks booksubject:Burma____Guidebooks booksubject:Sri_Lanka____Guidebooks bookpublisher:London___J__Murray_ bookpublisher:_Calcutta___Thacker__Spink____Co_ bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:138 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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