Nepal, the Himalayan kingdom by Craig Lovell

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Published by Lustre Press in New Delhi .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Nepal

Subjects:

  • Nepal -- Description and travel,
  • Nepal -- Pictorial works

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementphotographs, Craig Lovell ; text, Mohit Satyanand.
ContributionsSatyanand, Mohit.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS493.53 .L58 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1680091M
LC Control Number91900986

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