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    • Title: A description of the East, and some other countries.
      • Author: Pococke, Richard, 1704-1765.
      • Description: 2 v. : front., plates, plans, maps. ; 41 cm.
      • Citation: Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Wilbour Library of Egyptology. Special Collections
      • Imprint: London, Printed for the author, 1743-45.
      • Date: 1743-45
      • Call Number: N370.405 P75
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