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Harem of the Topkapı Palace

Zeynep M. Durukan

Harem of the Topkapı Palace

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Published by Printed by Hilal Matbaacılık Koll. Şti. in [İstanbul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey
    • Subjects:
    • Istanbul. Seraglio.,
    • Harems.,
    • Turkey -- Court and courtiers.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [5]-[6] (2d group)

      Statementby Zeynep M. Durukan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR736 .D86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination113, [6] p.
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5096372M
      LC Control Number74168164


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