1 edition of Peacock thrones of the world found in the catalog.
Peacock thrones of the world
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-357) and index.
|Statement||edited by K.R.N. Swamy & Meera Ravi.|
|Contributions||Swamy, K. R. N., 1930-, Ravi, Meera, 1961-|
|LC Classifications||DS461 .P4 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||372 p. :|
|Number of Pages||372|
|LC Control Number||93905012|
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