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Bombay, the city of dreams

M. D. David

Bombay, the city of dreams

a history of the first city in India

by M. D. David

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Published by Himalaya Pub. House in Bombay .
Written in English

  • Bombay (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Bombay (India) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index.

      StatementM.D. David.
      LC ClassificationsDS486.B7 D28 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 328 p. :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL637464M
      LC Control Number96902167

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