The Oriental Manuscript Collections in the John Rylands Library

@article{Taylor1972TheOM,
  title={The Oriental Manuscript Collections in the John Rylands Library},
  author={Frank Taylor},
  journal={Bulletin of the John Rylands Library},
  year={1972},
  volume={54},
  pages={449-478}
}
  • F. Taylor
  • Published 31 March 1972
  • History
  • Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
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