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2 edition of Swahili prose texts found in the catalog.

Swahili prose texts

Carl Velten

Swahili prose texts

a selection from the material collected by Carl Velten from 1893 to 1896

by Carl Velten

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Published by Oxford U.P in London, Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated by Lyndon Harries.
The Physical Object
Pagination298p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19512593M

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