Jerusalem the Holy
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Jerusalem the Holy by Avi-Yonah, Michael

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Jerusalem


  • Jerusalem -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Avi-Yonah ; photography, Werner Braun.
ContributionsBraun, Werner, 1912-
LC ClassificationsDS109.2 .A953 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination22, 130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5200660M
ISBN 10080523604X
LC Control Number75024510

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