Forts and palaces of India
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Forts and palaces of India by Surendra Sahai

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Published by Prakash Books India in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Fortification,
  • Palaces,
  • Antiquities,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]).

Statementtext and photographs, Surendra Sahai
LC ClassificationsDS419 .S24 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination249, [2] p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25006772M
ISBN 108172341792
ISBN 109788172341794
LC Control Number2011321589

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