Development of mosque architecture in Pakistan

by Ahmad Nabi Khan

Publisher: Lok Virsa Pub. House in Islamabad, Pakistan

Written in English
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  • Mosques -- Pakistan,
  • Architecture, Islamic -- Pakistan

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-204) and index.

StatementAhmad Nabi Khan.
LC ClassificationsNA6010.7 .N33 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1382747M
ISBN 109694680085
LC Control Number92930880

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